Atamanenko urges feds to move faster on regulations to stop invasive mussels

Osoyoos Times – October 15, 2014

Federal fisheries regulations aimed at stopping invasive mussels must be implemented before the 2015 boating season, says local MP Alex Atamanenko.

The federal MP for B.C. Southern Interior last week wrote to two cabinet ministers in the Conservative government to express the urgent need for federal regulations.

The letters were sent to Gail Shea, minister of fisheries and oceans, and Steven Blaney, minister of public safety and emergency preparedness.

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