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Gov.-Elect Baker Meets With Gloucester Fishermen

Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to support the state’s fishing industry as he questions the research that led federal regulators on Monday to close commercial and recreational cod fishing in parts of the Gulf of Maine.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/15/2014

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Fishing Industry At Risk Of Disappearing In New England

Environmentalists say global warming has depleted fish stocks. Fishermen argue there are fish, and regulations that defy common sense.

11/25/2013

Fishing boat in Gloucester

New England Fishermen Brace For Drastic New Catch Limits

Industry experts say we’ll all feel the effects in our wallets, when cod prices rise in the spring.

02/01/2013

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Regulators Approve Massive Cuts To Cod Catch Limits

New England’s fishing regulators have approved massive cuts in cod catch limits that fishermen say will trigger the collapse of the industry.

01/30/2013

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NOAA: New England Fishermen Face Crippling Catch Limit Cuts

New England’s top fishing regulator says crippling new catch limits are coming and they will devastate what remains of the region’s fishing industry.

01/25/2013

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Latest Cod Assessments Provide More Bad News For Local Fishermen

The news continues to be terrible for New England fishermen hoping to avoid a huge reduction in their catch limits in 2013.

01/23/2013

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Six Local Lawmakers Ask For Emergency Review Of Cod Population

New England lawmakers are asking the U.S. Commerce Secretary for an emergency assessment of the abundance of cod in the Gulf of Maine.

12/17/2011

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Kerry Asks For New Assessment Of Cod Population

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry has asked the U.S. Commerce Secretary to immediately conduct a new assessment of the health of cod in the Gulf of Maine.

12/14/2011

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Leaders Meet In NH To Discuss Dire Future Of Cod Fishing

Fishermen, scientists and rulemakers gathered Friday in New Hampshire to discuss an unexpectedly dire assessment of the health of Gulf of Maine cod and seek ways the fishing industry can weather it.

12/09/2011

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Fishermen Question Dire New Data On Cod Population

A new look at the health of one of New England’s most storied fish stocks is troubling the industry, with some saying the findings have got to be wrong.

11/25/2011

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