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    VALERIE NELSON: Is the fishing industry dead?
    August 25, 2014 -- Obviously, the fishing industry in Gloucester is showing signs of distress. We look out in the harbor and see old and rusty boats, aging fishermen, more days in port than out fishing, and struggling shoreside processors and support businesses, like the ice company and marine railways.  But the word “dead” is clearly premature. 
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    GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: Where's the fisherman on review panel for new cod data?
    August 18, 2014 -- It would be nice to think that, in the wake of an “unscheduled” stock assessment that conspicuously left out any input from fishermen or others inherently familiar with the industry, the planned “peer review” of the findings by NOAA’s NFSC would include someone who represents the fishermen’s interests before there is any move to carry out even more dire limit cuts for Gulf of Maine cod.
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    CARMINE GORGA: The need for real science in Magnuson
    August 15, 2014 -- If there are no fish at docks in Gloucester, it is not because there are no fish in the ocean.
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    PEW: The Key to Fisheries Management is Starting Smart
    August 14, 2014 -- An old adage popularized by Benjamin Franklin says that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Many of us in the marine conservation community believe that would, indeed, be a good way to manage our nation’s ocean fish. But that’s not happening.
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    GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: Taxing of fish aid another insult amid 'economic disaster'
    August 13, 2014 -- Something seems grossly unjust about the notion that direct aid being provided by the federal government to fishermen as part of a national fisheries economic disaster package may be taxable — beginning with the idea of these working businessmen having to funnel a hefty chunk of the money they are due right back to the same government that put them in this bind in the first place.
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