21 September 2012

• Feds Deal Disaster Declaration for New York Fisherfolk

”On Thursday, the United States Department of Commerce declared a federal groundfish fishery disaster for New York’s fishing community after lawmakers called for action in the wake of a preliminary report that projects up to 70-percent cuts in catch limits for New England in 2013.”

Source: SagHarborOnLine.com

• Disaster Declaration Also Applies to Connecticut

”In Connecticut, the declaration applies to the small remaining groundfish fishery based in Stonington….”

Source: TheDay.com

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