Deadlines for Public Comments on 2013 North East Groundfish Measures

On Tuesday we announced management measures for three groundfish actions for the 2013 Fishing Year (Framework 50, Framework 48 and the Sector Operations Plans Rule for 2013). The management measures were implemented aimages “interim final rules” because based on comments received when measures were proposed in each of these actions, some changes were made to the final measures implemented. To provide a further opportunity for the public to provide comment on these changes, each of the three rules were issued as “interim final measures.” continued here