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Details emerge on latest round of fisheries disaster aid

Approximately 130 groundfishing permit holders are expected to qualify for disaster aid announced Wednesday, splitting up $3.8 million among them with different, catch-based rates. That’s only one group of potential recipients of an $8.3 million round of disaster money destined for the Massachusetts industry. The state  released the second of three funding rounds, headed for those who didn’t qualify under the first, which went to federal permit holders who caught 5,000 pounds over the last four years. Read the rest here 07:36

From New Bedford Harbor Development Authority – Massachusetts Groundfish Disaster Aid Update – Phase II

The Massachusetts  Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is developing the Phase 2 State Specific Plan. Read it in the Press Releases..For additional information you may call Jeffrey Stieb, Executive Director, New Bedford Harbor Development Commission 11:27