Details emerge on latest round of fisheries disaster aid

Approximately 130 groundfishing permit holders are expected to qualify for disaster aid announced Wednesday, splitting up $3.8 million among them with different, catch-based rates. That’s only one group of potential recipients of an $8.3 million round of disaster money destined for the Massachusetts industry. The state  released the second of three funding rounds, headed for those who didn’t qualify under the first, which went to federal permit holders who caught 5,000 pounds over the last four years. Read the rest here 07:36

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