New Hampshire fishing industry gets more $1M in aid
More than $1 million in federal funding has been released to help struggling New Hampshire fishermen and fishing communities.
Sens. Collins and King Announce Cod Research Grant
U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that NOAA will award $244,040 to the University of New England to determine best capture-and-handling methods and promote survival for Atlantic cod bycatch.
New Marine Reserves, No Monument, Announced in Chile
President Barack Obama declared new marine sanctuaries in Lake Michigan and the tidal waters of Maryland on Monday, while Chile blocked off more than 200,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean near Easter Island.
NOAA to pay for at-sea monitors through November
NOAA Fisheries will continue bearing the cost for at-sea monitoring of Northeast multispecies groundfish vessels at least through the end of November, three months past the target date the agency initially set.
Disbursement of Groundfish Disaster Funds (Bin 3)
The final installment of groundfish fishery disaster aid, commonly known as Bin 3, has been released to four of the affected states (Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut) by NOAA Fisheries.