Monthly Archives: July 2011

Omega Protein Still Dangerously Distorting the Facts

Just in time for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) meeting on August 2nd, Omega Protein Inc has once again presented a slew of inaccurate statements about Atlantic menhaden in a letter to ASMFC Commissioners. At the meeting, Commissioners … Continue reading

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Critique of the Proposed New ASMFC Fishery Plan

Charlie Hutchinson from MSSA with some thoughts on the menhaden management situation along the East Coast with his Critique of the new ASMFC Proposed Menhaden Fishery Plan. —- At the last meeting of the Menhaden Management Board, the commissioners directed … Continue reading

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Annihilate an Entire Species of Fish, and Other Easy Ways to Really Mess Things up

— By Tom Philpott Fri Jul. 15, 2011 3:00 AM PDT Direct Link to article here So, there’s this company called Omega Protein, and it seems intent on catching as much as it possibly can of an obscure, tiny, practically … Continue reading

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SOME MENHADEN MANAGEMENT MEASURES FOR CONSIDERATION

MENHADEN MUDDLE #25  By Charlie Hutchinson At the August meeting of the ASMFC Menhaden Management Board the Plan Development Team will respond to the Boards request for new reference points and related information designed to increase abundance of the breeding … Continue reading

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Omega Protein Continues To Cherry Pick Information

From the Public Trust Project: In response to the Public Trust Project’s June 2011 report on factual inaccuracies on Omega Protein’s website, the company has made a few changes. Namely, the false claims have been replaced with other questionable statements, … Continue reading

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