NEFMC priority lists spotlights groundfish – Editorial: Fish panel must heed community impact in changes

gdt iconFish panel’s priority lists spotlights groundfish – The New England Fisheries Management Council kicked off its three days of meetings here Monday and quickly fell victim to its own process, as council members debated which issues deserved to be on its list of 2014 priorities. [email protected]

Editorial: Fish panel must heed community impact in changes – Yet this council — a policy arm of NOAA that is supposed to bring the input of fishermen, federal government officials and the environmental community to the same table, yet too often fails the fishermen – could also bury small, largely independent fishing fleets such as Gloucester’s once and for all. [email protected]  01:05