EDF Statement on Monterey’s Vote to Fund Sustainable Fishing and California Fisheries Fund Grants Major Loan.

(MONTEREY, C.A. – July 22, 2015) Environmental Defense Fund applauds the Monterey City Council on its decision to use $225,000 from the city’s Tidelands Trust Fund to increase local, sustainable fishing. EDF’s California Fisheries Fund is also proud to announce today that we will issue a low-interest loan of $220,000 to the Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust (MBFT) to support its vision of ensuring that Monterey fishermen have access to sustainable fishing.

Dani Dunn