White House Says it Would Veto MSA Reauthorization
The White House issued a statement saying it would veto the current MSA reauthorization bill if it made it to President Obama's desk.
Tickets now on sale for Boston Seafood Festival
May 21, 2015 — The following was released by the Boston Fisheries Foundation: WHAT: Tickets are now available for the 4th Annual Boston Seafood Festival! Enjoy the freshest, most delicious local seafood from New E
How deadly is it to be a New England fisherman?
Bloomberg Business analyzed U.S. occupations based on the rate of on-the job fatalities and found that fishermen and women— “fishers” — made the top of the list, with 131.52 fatalities per 100,000.
NOAA’s unfunded mandate hurts fishermen
Given the major restrictions placed on groundfishermen in New England to save depleted stocks of cod and other fish, the federal government should not add salt to their wounds.
Filing burdens on fishing boat operators to be cut
Atlantic boat documentation may become simpler. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced a proposed Omnibus Amendment To Simplify Vessel Baselines.