In The News
By: Congressman Michael McCaul
March 6, 2018
Every year, fins from as many as 73 million sharks end up at markets around the world.
In many cultures shark fin is considered a delicacy. Often used in soup, it can sell for as much as $500 per pound.
Rep. John Culberson called on the U.S. Justice Department Friday to investigate whether the Army Corps of Engineers violated civil or criminal laws by failing to alert the public to its own forecasts showing that Hurricane Harvey could cause the Corps' two West Houston reservoirs to flood suburban neighborhoods.