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“We’re next” – NOAA observers worry lobstermen – informational meeting tonight at 6 at NOAA’s Gloucester facility

The growing consternation among lobstermen over expanding observer coverage, at least in part, is based on what they’ve seen happen within the groundfish industry. This summer has done nothing to diminish that concern, as more and more local and state lobstermen are reporting increased dockside and other approaches by NOAA observers looking to ride along with them. Those escalating concerns have prompted NOAA , through its law enforcement office, to schedule an informational meeting tonight at 6 at NOAA’s Gloucester facility in the Blackburn Industrial Park. Read the rest here 07:48