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New Bedford v. Locke

Court Upholds New England’s Landmark Fishing Law
by Peter Shelley

This week, the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston dashed the hopes of the cities of New Bedford and Gloucester to throw out the management structure that has been in place since May 2010 for harvesting cod, haddock, flounder and other groundfish. The court upheld a prior decision by the district court in favor of the government and CLF, which intervened on the side of federal agencies.

This Week on – November 26-30
by Leah Fine

This week on Talking Fish, two cautionary tales for the New England Fishery Management Council on the dangers of poor habitat protection; Fish Talk in the News checks in on the First Circuit Court’s decision on catch shares and other New England fishing news.