Fishing Industry At Risk Of Disappearing In New EnglandEnvironmentalists say global warming has depleted fish stocks. Fishermen argue there are fish, and regulations that defy common sense.
Regulators Cap River Herring Catch In New EnglandRegional fishery managers have adopted limits on how much river herring can be caught by huge trawlers working New England waters.
Gloucester Fisherman Pushes Congress For Disaster AidA top fishing industry advocate has told a Congressional committee that New England fishermen need major improvements in fishing law, but first they need disaster aid.
Congress Rejects Amendment To Aid Fishing IndustryThe U.S. House of Representatives has rejected an amendment to the farm bill that would have made commercial fishermen eligible for the Department of Agriculture's emergency disaster loan program.
Gloucester Discusses Fishing Industry Disaster Relief Plan With NOAAThe City of Gloucester says preserving New England’s fishing industry is in the nation’s best interest, but they’ll need federal dollars to save it
Senate Passes Warren's Amendment For Fishing Industry Relief The U.S. Senate has passed the first amendment proposed by Massachusetts Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to provide disaster relief funds for the Northeast fishing industry.
Warren's First Senate Amendment Is For Fishing Industry Disaster ReliefU.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has filed an amendment that would provide disaster relief funds for the Northeast fishing industry.
Latest Cod Assessments Provide More Bad News For Local FishermenThe news continues to be terrible for New England fishermen hoping to avoid a huge reduction in their catch limits in 2013.
Dogfish Catch Limit Increased For New England FishermenRegulators are again increasing the catch limit on the spiny dogfish, a species fishermen have long said is far too abundant.
New England Crisis Highlights Running Dispute Over US Fishing LawsThe law that governs the nation's fisheries was passed 36 years ago to oust foreign boats working in U.S. waters. Today, New England fishermen wonder if it will soon oust them.
Fishing Fleet Faces Major Expense, Could Technology Save Them?New England's already strapped fishing fleet has a major new expense bearing down on it -- paying for human monitors to track the fish that are hauled on deck or tossed over.
Curious How Oil Spill Will Impact New EnglandOil has been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for 72 days; more than 140 million gallons and it keeps flowing. The question many in New England are...