"News & Issues" piece on the New England Fishery Management Council's attempt to

Publication Year:
1999

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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.portlandlibrary.com/news_times/3847
Author(s):
Austin, Phyllis
Tags:
Fisheries
article description
"News & Issues" piece on the New England Fishery Management Council's attempt to save the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank fisheries by mandating or authorizing numerous measures, including issuing days-at-sea allocations, and individual and fleet fishing permits for those who could prove they landed at least one pound of groundfish during a stipulated period. If holders start using latent permits en masse, analysts fear it could undermine gains made toward restoring the fisheries.