• Commercial and Recreational Saltwater Fishing Generated $214 Billion In 2014“Commercial and recreational saltwater fishing in the United States generated more than $214 billion in sales and supported 1.83 million jobs in 2014, according to a new economic report released by NOAA Fisheries today.
“The report, Fisheries Economics of the United States 2014, provides the most recent statistics on commercial and recreational fisheries and seafood-related businesses for each coastal state and the nation....”
Please visit this link to read the full article: NOAA
• MA Sewage Pollutes CT River, Long Island Sound
“Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound has filed with the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Boston a Request to Modify, Revoke and Reissue or Terminate two permits that allow the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission to discharge treated and raw sewage into the Connecticut River.
“The municipal wastewater discharged by Springfield adds 2,341 pounds of nitrogen per day into the Connecticut River, which ultimately impacts the health and environment of Long Island Sound....”
Please visit this link to read the full article: TheBridgeportNews
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