NEW: Top Federal Fisheries Officials to Meet with RI Fishing Community
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today announced that the top regional officials from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will be in Rhode Island on Monday, September 10 to hear directly from Rhode Island fishermen about issues facing the industry.
The meeting is scheduled to be held at Superior Trawl in Point Judith.
Bullard has held a series of public meetings around the NMFS Northeast Region, which stretches from Maine to North Carolina, and says he wants to hear from fishermen, scientists, environmentalists, seafood dealers and processors, aquaculture industry and other members of the interested public about not only the challenges they are facing, but also what success looks like.
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