Friday, May 13, 2005
Members of Congress seek disaster relief for fishermen.
Fort Bragg Fishing Fleet
Mike Thompson, the Congressman for the North coast of California and a critic of the federal government's role in the Klamath water diputes, is pushing for diaster relief to help the commercial fishermen and the lower river Indian tribes. He's also a character in the documentary, and speaks forcefully not only about the damage to the Yurok tribe's fishery, but also the economic impact on small businesses throughout the northern California coastal region.
Democrats seek disaster declaration over salmon restrictions