Does Pew win the Forage fish war for the enviro’s? Final Opportunity to Comment on Herring Protections

“After 10 years of debate, the New England Fishery Management Council has finally accepted the proposals favored by Cape communities and what would keep midwater trawls off our coast year round. It will have benefits for all our commercial and recreational fisheries and the nearshore ecosystem,” said John Pappalardo, chief executive officer of the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance. The protections were vetted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and were recently published on the Federal Register for final comment. “This is it,” said Pappalardo. >click to read< 15:55

One Response to Does Pew win the Forage fish war for the enviro’s? Final Opportunity to Comment on Herring Protections

  1. Rocky Novello says:

    If you are a harvest from U.S. waters in anyway ,BIG CHANGES are on the way for you SOONER than later ? Our ocean have drastically been changed by warming waters & coastal pollution for the last twenty-five years,But yet our management people have not notice this yet,Maybe if Pew gets involved ????
    U.S. East Coast Fisheries need a modern Up-dated Science !!

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