Baykeeper Update

$3.6 Mil Cosco Busan Settlement for Fishermen

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that 120 Bay Area commercial fishermen will receive $3.6 million in a settlement with the companies that owned and operated the Cosco Busan container ship that spilled 53,000 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay. The 2007 spill harmed many local fish populations, and the Bay's herring fishery has yet to recover.

Read the full article here: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/01/04/BAVR1H465O.DTL#ixzz1AIn6U0kF