NMFS News Release

Northeast Regional Office
One Blackburn Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930


Date: June 22, 1999

Dear Permit Holder:

This letter is to announce a change to the observer payment protocol detailed in the Georges Bank Sea Scallop Exemption Program Observer Protocol letter dated June 14, 1999.

Until further notice, please do not mail any payment for observer coverage as instructed in the June 14 permit holder letter. You will be notified of new observer payment procedures in the near future.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call (978) 281-9278.

This notice is authorized by the Regional Administrator

of the

National Marine Fisheries Service

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