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    GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: Hearing rightfully turns spotlight on Magnuson reforms
    November 5, 2013 -- Since May 1 – the dawn of the new commercial season — the dire catch limits clamped on Gulf of Maine cod and other species by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has turned the spotlight on the industry’s increasingly urgent need.
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    GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: SBA loan program a drop in bucket for fishermen
    November 3, 2013 -- The SBA loan approval is a positive step, but, like the limited grant program that may allocated up to $10 million in Saltonstall-Kennedy Act funds for innovated fishery improvement projects, is just another tiny step toward confronting a giant economic problem.
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    STEVE URBON: Fishermen's pension can't tread water
    November 4, 2013 -- A couple of dozen boat owners don't matter a hill of beans to the federal government. But these men pursued the American dream, worked hard, played by the rules, and in the end were left with worse than nothing.

    That's just wrong.
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    Conservation Law Foundation criticizes Barney Frank and New Bedford newspaper's assessment of National Research Council report
    October 31, 2013 -- The following opinion piece was written by Peter Shelley of the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF):
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    SAVING SEAFOOD: Environmental Defense Fund Breaks Out Old “Tricks” for Halloween
    What is really frightening this Halloween night is the tendency of some in the environmental community to use disproven and erroneous hyperbolic claims in their attention-grabbing “issue campaigns.”
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