Tag Archives: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council

Rhode Island Seeks to Join Mid-Atlantic Council, but Politics are in Play

RI delegationThe Ocean State has no voice in governance, despite being a major player in those waters.  A Case of Political Failure? Richard L. Fuka, president of the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance, says the problem is inherently political—perhaps due to the current Democratic presidential administration, and certainly the ineffectiveness of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation. He particularly called out Sen. Jack Reed, who he feels should be able to get things done after his long tenure in Washington. Read the article here  20:24

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council Meeting in Baltimore, MD: December 10-13, 2012

November 20, 2012 — The public is invited to attend the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s December 2012 meeting to be held at Pier V Hotel, 711 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21202, phone 410-539-2000.  Below is the meeting agenda.  NOTE:  For online access to the meeting, register here. Once registered you will receive an email confirming your registration with the information you need to join the Webinar. http://www.savingseafood.org/council-actions/mid-atlantic-fishery-council-meeting-in-baltimore-md-december-10-13-2.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SavingSeafoodRss+%28Saving+Seafood%29