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Press Releases, Letters, and Reports

August 20, 2007 - Public education campaign challenging Cape Windís claims of Ďno harmí to fishery in Nantucket Sound

June 6, 2005 - Commercial Fishing Industry Needs on Gloucester Harbor, Now and in the Future

October 19, 2004 - Commercial and Recreational Fishermen Unite on the Future Management of Stellwagen Bank

June 4 , 2004 - Comments on Final U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy Preliminary Report

December 10, 2003 - Comments regarding the Ocean management Task Force .. Recommendations for Public Comment

October 20, 2003 - Summary of MFP Community Panels Amendment 13 Comments

September 23, 2003 - Commercial and Recreational fishermen team up to redirect the Governor's task force..a press release

September 19, 2003 - Suggestions and concerns relative to the Ocean Management Task Force, a joint letter to Governor Romney from the Massachusetts Fishermen's Partnership and the Recreational Fishing Alliance

July 30, 2003 - Bay State Fishermen against "Industrialization of Coastal Waters" for wind turbines...a press release

April 25, 2003 - Fishermen take exception to misleading statements of Boston Globe regarding Cape wind farm.. Letter

April 2, 2003 - Fishermen's Partnership to honor Senator Kennedy..MFP will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Senator Edward M. Kennedy at ceremonies...

March 18, 2003 - Fishermen's Partnership Announces Support for Fishermen to Access Research Funding ...the availability of a professional staff person to help fishermen research funds

February 11, 2003 - Fishermen's Partnership Makes Case at Science Peer Review...to illustrate the various scenarios from which the New England Fishery Management Council must choose in order to implement Amendment 13

January 15, 2003 - Mass Fishermen's Partnership Hails NOAA decision to extend rebuilding....a press release

January 13, 2003 - Amendment 13 Projections

August 14, 2002 - Mass Fishing Partnership Proposes Priorities for Fishing Economic Assistance

November 21, 2002 - Restoring Faith in Fisheries Management ... an editorial

November 6, 2002 - Mass Fishermen's Partnership Challenges Fisheries Science

September 26, 2002 - MFP supports Northeast Science Task Force

August 14, 2002 - Mass Fishing Partnership Proposes Priorities for Fishing Economic Assistance

May 02, 2002 - Testimony of the MFP on the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act before the House subcommittee

May 1, 2002 - Telling fishermen they must rebuild stocks to reach levels above historic maximums is sheer folly

March 14, 2002 - Letter urging National Marine Fisheries Service to publish a correction to an egregious error in Amendment 9 to the Northeast Multispecies Management Plan

March 9, 2002 - MFP presents the Wheelhouse award to Sen. Mark Montigny

November 2001 - Considering Communities in Managing Fisheries, from Waypoints, the MFP newsletter

September 14, 2000 - The MFP recommends study of non-fishing impacts on fish habitat, a disturbing trend

April 10, 2000 - The MFP presented a 26-point consensus testimony to a U.S. Senate hearing on the Magnuson-Stevens Act

December 23, 1999 - MFP Declares Victory over Georges Bank Oil Drilling! -Canadian government extension of drilling moratorium

November 5, 1999 - MFP letter to Secretary Daley to "strongly urge the re-evaluation of the emergency assistance program for Northeast fishermen"

October 28, 1999 - Mass Fishermen Challenge New England Aquarium to Take Stand Against Oil & Gas Drilling on Georges Bank

July 28, 1999 - MFP applauds recommendation to extend oil moratorium on Georges Bank

June 8, 1999 - Request to Sen. Kennedy to analyze National Marine Fisheries information and stop the "wanton slaughter of codfish"

February 26, 1999 - MA Fishermen Urge Extension of Georges Bank Oil & Gas Moratorium

October 22, 1998 - Multi-Tenant Facility Represents New Opportunity for Industry



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