Fishery lawyer says he's victim of smear campaign

An attorney who prosecutes fishery law violators in the Northeast says he’s a victim of a “smear campaign” after a federal report accused him of “animus” toward fishermen.


Commerce Sec: fishery fines to be reviewed

  The U.S. Commerce Secretary has ordered a review of questionable penalties assessed against fishermen by the nation’s troubled fishery enforcement office.


Summit addresses troubled US fishery enforcement

The nation’s top fishery managers and advocates met in Washington on Tuesday to find ways to fix a troubled fishery law enforcement system that’s been plagued by mismanagement.


Gov't says seafood from Gulf is safe

The federal government says seafood caught and tested in the Gulf of Mexico since the April 20 oil rig explosion is safe to eat.