Monthly Archives: August 2010

Statement to ASMFC on Behalf of the Menhaden Coalition

The letter below was read at the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Meeting on August 3, 2010 in Alexandria, VA. Mr. Chairman, distinguished commissioners: I’m Jerry Benson, and I’m speaking on behalf of 34 organizations whose members are alarmed at … Continue reading

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MSSA’s Message to ASMFC Menhaden Management Board

Management Not Process A letter and public comment from MSSA’s Menhaden Committee Chair, Charlie Hutchinson, to the ASMFC Menhaden Management Board meeting August 3, 2010 @ 3:00 P.M. Dear Management Board- Just once I would like to come to one … Continue reading

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Omega Protein Processing Plant in Reedville, VA

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Fishy Circumstances Muddle Menhaden’s Fate

From the Baltimore Sun, July 31, 2010 Regulators do little to help important Chesapeake Bay fish By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun It doesn’t take a crystal ball filled with filthy Chesapeake Bay water to realize that when it comes … Continue reading

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