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NOAA Regional Director John Bullard – NOAA sees ‘status quo’ on closed fish areas, ignoring climate affects on fisheries

gdt iconNOAA Regional Director John Bullard, in a letter to the New England Fishery Management Council, indicated the federal agency will not stand with fishing advocates in their preference for opening up a greater portion of Stellwagen Bank as part of the new rules being drafted to determine where commercial fishermen will be allowed to fish beginning in the winter of 2015-16. Read [email protected]  00:24