In Depth: Fishing


New England council considers leasing proposal for scallop fishery

New England council considers leasing proposal for scallop fishery

The New Bedford Port Authority, along with some of the city’s shoreside business and scallop fishermen, according to their attorney, cite concerns that leasing could lead to further consolidation of the fishery to the detriment of smaller fleets and businesses.

Esenciales pero excluidos

Esenciales pero excluidos

Los inmigrantes llevan mariscos a las mesas de Estados Unidos, pero muchos han sido excluidos de las ayudas de la pandemia al igual que sus hijos, que son ciudadanos estadounidenses

New offshore wind leasing areas address some scallop concerns

New offshore wind leasing areas address some scallop concerns

One of the wind energy lease areas in the New York Bight accounted for nearly $100 million in scallop landings from 2012 to 2016, with an “overwhelming share” landing in New Bedford, according to a letter from Mayor Mitchell.

Essential but excluded

Essential but excluded

Immigrants put seafood on America’s tables. But many have been shut out of pandemic aid — and so have their U.S. citizen children.

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