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Keller @ Large: Obama Needs To Respond To Federal Cuts In Mass. Fishing

This is all very bad business, and Gov. Patrick, our congressional delegation, and the attorney general should demand a satisfactory response from the president.

05/31/2013

Fishing boat in Gloucester

AG Coakley Sues Feds Over Fishing Rules

The state attorney general of Massachusetts filed suit against federal fishing regulators Thursday in an attempt to block new rules that she called a “death sentence” for New England’s fleet.

05/30/2013

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Feds Officially Announce Proposed Cuts To Fishing Catch Limits

Federal fisheries managers have officially announced proposed cuts in catch limits that they acknowledge will devastate the New England fleet.

03/30/2013

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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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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New England Crisis Highlights Running Dispute Over US Fishing Laws

The 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.

10/06/2012

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Commerce Department Declares Fishery Disaster In New England

The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen.

09/13/2012

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Lawmakers May Request $100 Million For Fishing Industry

New England lawmakers are considering asking Congress for $100 million in disaster relief funds for the fishing industry, including money to help fishermen exit the industry and subsidies for those who stay in.

08/31/2012

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Disaster Relief Sought For New England Fishermen

Mass. lawmakers issued a joint statement asking President Barack Obama’s administration to issue a disaster declaration.

08/03/2012

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