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Cod Fishing Debate
Cod Fishing Debate
Environmentalists and commercial fishermen both say they are fearful of proposed changes to the federal rules that govern New England's beleaguered cod fishing industry.  The rules govern an industry that has fed New England for centuries and is now in steep decline...
Monitor Fees Delayed
Monitor Fees Delayed
NOAA is announcing a reprieve of sorts for New England's ground fishermen. The agency has found another $200,000 that will enable the government to pay for at-sea observers on vessels for the next month or two. The money comes from one of three companies hired by the government to provide observers on fishing boats...