Lawmakers ask NEFMC to update closed areas and allow access while protecting habitat

Mr. John K. Bullard Regional Administrator National Marine Fisheries Service 55 Great Republic Drive Gloucester, MA 01930logo

Mr. C. M. “Rip” Cunningham Chairman New England Fishery Management Council 50 Water Street Newburyport, MA 01950

We understand the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) are currently nearing the conclusion of a lengthy effort to develop what is known as the Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Amendment. continued here