Tagged John Tierney

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 21

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, the Commerce Department appoints new Fishery Management Council members; MAFMC imposes the first ever federal catch limits on shad and river herring; John Tierney’s Farm Bill amendment for fisheries loans fails; high landings of Canadian lobster push down prices; the Globe highlights the plight of fishermen and GMRI releases a new report on cod; scientists tag gray seals; TNC collaborates with New Hampshire fishermen to buy groundfish permits; Pew’s John Crawford responds to the Gloucester Daily Times; NMFS shuts down longlining for large bluefin for the rest of the year. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, November 2

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, Hurricane Sandy hits the New England fishing industry; treatment plant shutdowns close shellfishing in some areas; John Tierney promises a renewed push for aid for fishermen; Sandy sparks a conversation on climate change; fishermen and environmental groups argue over conservation measures for menhaden. … More Info »