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Mitchell Strategizes On Fishing Law Reauthorization

 

Debate on the reauthorization of the nation's commercial fishing law, the Magnuson Stevens Act is about a year away, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's working with industry leaders and members of Congress to make the changes the industry says it needs. 

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Center For Sustainable Fisheries About To Launch

A new organization, committed to finding ways to help solve the crisis in New England's Commercial Fishing Industry, is about ready to begin its work. 

The principals behind the Center for Sustainable Fsheries plan a formal "launch" later this month

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TSM - Audience members particpate during Fishing Forum
TSM - Audience members particpate during Fishing Forum

Mitchell Urges Long-Range Planning For Fishing Industry

 

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and Congressman William Keating heard from members of the Mayor's Task Force on Oceans and Fisheries, during a forum Monday at the Whaling Museum. 

Mayor Mitchell says the industry has spent the last few years reacting to actions by federal regulators. 

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Senators Warren, Cowan Attend Fishing Roundtable In New Bedford

A Fishing Roundtable  in New Bedford on Wednesday, with fishermen discussing issues with Senators Elizabeth Warren, William "Mo" Cowan, and Congressman Bill Keating.

The concerns centered around how the catch allocations planned for May 1 will devestate the industry, the need for reasonable changes in the Magnuson-Stevens Act, and better science to help government regulators make their decisions

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