BREAKING : Governor Patrick takes New England fishery case to White House – furious,11th-hour effort(a rare Sunday gdt post!)

gdt iconI asked that the White House do everything it can to ensure that all federal resources are made available to our fishing industry,” Patrick also wrote.

The furious, 11th-hour effort to obtain some relief from the unprecedented cuts in allowed landings of many key stocks — most in the 40-50 percent range — comes as the Gloucester-based Northeast Seafood Coalition prepares for a rally Monday at 11 a.m. on the Boston Fish Pier, with Coakley, U.S. Rep. John Tierney, Sens. Elizabeth Warren and William “Mo” Cowan, and other officials, including Mayor Carolyn Kirk, scheduled to be among the speakers. Patrick will be represented by his secretary of energy and environmental affairs, Rick Sullivan. continued


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