US State Department: Sea Turtle Conservation & Shrimp Imports

Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: The Department of State protects sea turtles around the world through its certification program, which allows for the importation of wild-caught shrimp into the United States pursuant to Section 609 of Public Law 101-162 (“Section 609”).  Each year the Secretary of State (or his delegate) certifies […]