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TRUMP: How Will The Seafood Industry Be Affected?

PART 2: CLIMATE CHANGE

[Air Date 9/21/2017] The Direction of the U.S. Environmental Policy is Shifting - from the Proposed Budget Cuts to NOAA Fisheries to the Termination of the Environmental Protection Agency. All of which that Could Have Detrimental Effects to the Seafood Industry. How Can Changes to Environmental Policies by the Trump Administration Affect the Seafood Industry?



PART 1: ALASKA

[Air Date 5/2/2017] U.S. President Donald Trump has a Bold, Ambitious and Forward-looking Economic Revival Plan to Massively Increase Wages and to Bring Jobs and Production Back to America. He can be quoted saying he wants his country to “Buy American again, and Hire American again”. By proposing higher tariffs on food imports into the US, he is essentially going to make goods produced outside of America more expensive, forcing more domestic consumption of American made goods instead. But could this actually play out well for Alaska Seafood?