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NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on the New England Industry-Funded Monitoring Omnibus Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 7, 2018

NOAA Fisheries proposes standardizing the development and administration of future industry-funded monitoring programs for New England Fishery Management Council fishery management plans and establishing industry-funded monitoring in the Atlantic herring fishery.

Read the proposed rule as published in the Federal Register, and submit your comments through the online portal.

You may also submit comments through regular mail to:

Michael Pentony, Regional Administrator
Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
55 Great Republic Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930

Mark the outside of the envelope, “Comments on the Proposed Rule for the Industry-Funded Monitoring Amendment.”

Comments are due by December 24, 2018.

Questions?

Fishermen: Contact Carrie Nordeen, Regional Office, 978-281-9272 Media: Contact Jennifer Goebel, Regional Office, at 978-281-9175