Tagged Senator Scott Brown

How Investing in Our Fisheries Pays Off

By Lee Crockett of the Pew Environment Group. Sometimes, an idea comes forward in Washington that actually brings together people who normally disagree. The Fisheries Investment and Regulatory Relief Act (FIRRA) of 2012 does that and more. This bipartisan bill would provide financial support to fishermen and improve management of our oceans. … More Info »

Peter Shelley: Call to oust chief of NOAA is bad for a fishing industry in flux

In late October, Senator Scott Brown called for the resignation of NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco. CLF’s Peter Shelley wrote the following Letter to the Editor of the Boston Globe in response to Senator Brown’s statement: Call to oust chief of … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 20

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: In last week’s … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 13

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: Earlier this week, … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 6

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: On Monday, the … More Info »

Talking Fish urges Senator Brown to spend time fixing current problems instead of rehashing old complaints

Today, the Gloucester Times published an op-ed by Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts in which the Senator charges NOAA actions and regulations with destroying fishermen’s livelihoods. Just yesterday, Talking Fish posted an opinion piece by John Sackton of Seafoodnews.com in … More Info »

A Crossroads at Sea

This summer we mark two very different anniversaries. Thirty years ago, New Englanders faced oil drilling on the iconic Georges Bank. Several active test wells were being drilled, and oil companies were gearing up for full-scale drilling operations in New … More Info »