Tag Archives: Draft Environmental Impact Statement

New Bedford Fishermen dislike options for NEFMC’s Draft Omnibus Habitat Amendment 2 management plan

NEFMC SidebarNEW BEDFORD — Fishermen spoke up against additional habitat protection options presented by the New England Fishery Management Council to update its fishery management plans during a hearing at the Fairfield Inn & Suites on Tuesday to solicit comments on its Draft Omnibus Habitat Amendment 2, including its . Read the rest here 08:39

National Marine Fisheries Service whale protection rules will snare lobstermen

Earlier this month, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for proposed amendments to the federal Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan. The draft runs to substantially more than 500 pages, plus exhibits and appendices. [email protected]