Environmentalists are upset over NEFMC Georges Bank vote

stupid-mainPeter Shelley, senior attorney for the Conservation Law Foundation, charged that the council ignored years of scientific data and analysis and “caved to industry pressures” regarding Georges Bank. (The council did approve four other areas of habitat protection.) “The council hammered the final nail into the coffin of what could have been a landmark victory for ocean habitats protection in New England,” Shelley wrote on his organization’s web site.  Dr. Sarah Smith, a member of the Fisheries Solutions Center at the Environmental Defense Fund, wrote The Standard-Times in an e-mail, “We are disappointed that the council,,, Read the rest here 09:14

  • Rocky Novello

    The big environmental groups , don’t care about fish stocks and habitat protection ! They care more about money and next year funding for them from BIG OIL COMPANIES, They should open thier eyes and ears up and stop the real problem of oceans which is , POLLUTION , POLLUTION ,POLLUTION , MOST OF COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN ARE GONE,BECAUSE OF YOU, ENVIRONMENTALIST !!

    SO , STOP BLAMING COMMERCIAL FISHING AND DO YOUR JOB AND START WORKING ON THE REAL PROBLEM, POLLUTION !