management

New Bedford Airport Director Stepping Down By Month’s End
New Bedford Regional Airport's Director is stepping down at the end of the month. Erick D'Leon says he has accepted a position in Georgia with a Florida-based airport management firm where he was previously employed.
D'Leon has been with the New Bedford Regional Airport for nearly thre…
Groundfishing Industry To Take Another Severe Blow
More bleak news for the groundfishing industry.
NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Administrator John Bullard announced Monday the Atlantic cod stock is in a free-fall, and more proposed cuts to the quota are on the table. Bullard says stock abundance is just 3-4% of levels deemed sustainable...
Quinn Wants to “Speed Up” Fisheries Science
Former State Rep. John Quinn of Dartmouth has just about completed his first three-day meeting as a member of the New England Regional Fisheries Management Council. 
The meeting took place in Plymouth, and Quinn says the validity of scientific data dominated most of the discussion...
Feds to Delay Porpoise Closure in Gulf of Maine
The Northeast's top federal fisheries manager says he'll delay a planned shutdown of a key fishing area after fishermen argued the closure to protect harbor porpoises would devastate an industry segment.
John Bullard said today that the two-month Gulf of Maine closure to fishermen who use g…