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    America’s first offshore wind farm will begin construction this summer in state waters off Block Island, Rhode Island. Read More . . .

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    At the June 2015 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council meeting, members voted unanimously to approve an amendment to protect deep-sea corals from being damaged by fishing gear in the Mid-Atlantic. Read More . . .

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    The Greater Atlantic Region Fisheries Office received 99 proposals for funding under the FY2014/2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) grant program. Read More . . .

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06/29/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology Final Rule
06/25/2015
NOAA announces more than $25 million in grants to improve fishing opportunities, observations, resiliency and sustainability
06/23/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Area Closures for Common Pool Northeast Groundfish
06/19/2015
U.S. Commerce Department Announces 2015 Regional Fishery Council Appointments
06/19/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2015 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Recreational Regs
06/15/2015
Gulf of Maine Cod Limit Adjustment for Common Pool Vessels
06/09/2015
Special Management Zones for Delaware Artificial Reefs
06/09/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces New American Lobster Trap Transfer Program
06/08/2015
Greenlandic Fishery Continues to Catch Imperiled Atlantic Salmon
06/03/2015
NOAA Fisheries Emergency Action for Blueline Tilefish in Greater Atlantic Region Effective June 4
06/02/2015
NOAA Fisheries Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rule for Jonah Crab Fishery
06/02/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Amendment to Simplify Vessel Baselines
05/23/2015
Whale Watches with Whale SENSE
05/15/2015
Press Release: NOAA Fisheries Team to Continue Research on Beluga Whales off Rhode Island
05/14/2015
Notice to Mariners: Cable Survey off NY and RI
05/07/2015
River Herring Conservation Plan Released
05/05/2015
Proposed Rule: Recreational Measures for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
05/05/2015
NOAA kicks off updating the recreational fishing effort survey
05/04/2015
2015 Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards Announced
05/01/2015
Northeast Groundfish Recreational Rules for 2015: Request for Comments
05/01/2015
Northeast Multispecies Groundfish Framework 53; Comments Requested on Parts of Rule
05/01/2015
2015 and 2016 Sector Operations Plans; 2015 Contracts and Allocation of Northeast Multispecies Annual Catch Entitlements
04/27/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2015 Catch Limits for the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery
04/24/2015
Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2015 Regulations Approved
04/20/2015
Press Release: Successful conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Humpback Whale listing
04/15/2015
Press Release: U.S. Fisheries Continue to Rebuild
04/15/2015
2014 Status of the Stocks Report Now Available
04/14/2015
National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan
04/14/2015
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Press Release: Slow Down for Right Whales
04/08/2015
Proposed Rule: NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on 2015-2017 Small-Mesh Multispecies Specifications
04/07/2015
First Right Whale Mother/Calf Pair of Northeast Season Sighted Near Martha’s Vineyard
04/07/2015
Good Stewardship: Using Your UAS Responsibly in Marine Environments to Protect Marine Species
03/27/2015
Porbeagle Sharks: NMFS Accepts Two Petitions to List Under the ESA
03/25/2015
2015 Recreational Black Sea Bass Framework Adjustment 8
03/20/2015
Successful Conservation Efforts Along Florida, Pacific Coasts Recognized in Revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle
03/20/2015
Final Rule to Implement 2015-2017 Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Specifications
03/19/2015
Final Rule: 2015 Annual Determination To Implement the Sea Turtle Observer Requirement
03/19/2015
Proposed Rule to Amend the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
03/17/2015
Presidential Task Force on combating IUU fishing and seafood fraud releases final recommendations
03/17/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comment on Proposed Rule: Framework Adjustment 26 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
03/06/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Approve 17 Northeast Multispecies Sector Operations Plans
03/06/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule: Framework Adjustment 53 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP
03/05/2015
Application for Fishing Year 2014 Sector Exemption Approved
 

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