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Congressman Walter B. Jones asks Corps of Engineers for more funding to dredge Morehead City Harbor

Congressman Jones explained that the harbor’s channel has shoaled from its authorized depth of 45 feet down to 35 feet.  Furthermore, the $4,855,000 provided for the project in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request is helpful but not sufficient to return the channel to its authorized depth.  As a result, many of the jobs and economic impact related to the harbor are in serious peril.   Read the rest here 18:51

Funding announced today by the provincial government will support ongoing research into the characteristics of cod, crab and lobster populations.

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced a total of $125,000 to assist projects led by the Fish, Food and Allied Workers’ (FFAW) Union. “Engaging in fisheries science initiatives is key to maintaining a sustainable fishing industry,” Dalley said. [email protected]