NOAA Tells NE Management Council That Sectors 7 and 9 Plans May Not be Approved Until Mid-Summer
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton - April 18, 2018
NOAA is discussing the fate of the vessels in sectors 7 and 9 with the New England Fishery Management Council this morning.
This has been the subject of a stand-off in which NOAA has demanded the illegal fishing is sector 9 due to Carlos Rafael be accounted for before vessels, including those formerly in the sector, will be allowed to lease quota or operate.
Meanwhile, players in New Bedford who have been hurt by the enforcement action have been trying ...
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