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Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

The Coast Guard is searching for a man that went missing from a fishing vessel 30 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna. At approximately 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by VHF-Radio from Miss Shauna that the crewmember had not reported for his watch and could not be located aboard the boat. He was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday. Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast (UMIB) and launched several Coast Guard assets. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Montauk Coast Guard Station Shinnecock Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Coast Guard Cutter Shrike If anyone has information regarding this case, please call Sector Long Island Sound at 203-468-4401. -USCG- 18:40

Overreach of Obama’s National Ocean Policy Begins in NY, issues 10-year Ocean Action Plan

National Ocean Policy“This marks the first time a state member of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body for the National Ocean Policy has issued a statewide ocean action plan,” said DEC Commissioner Joe Martens in a statement. “This plan will help protect the more than 300 marine fish species reproducing and growing in these waters, support the valuable commercial and recreational fishing industries, as well as the 94 miles of New York State beaches that attract millions of visitors each year.” Read the rest here 22:07