The bill would provide up to $5 million in grants annually for the next 10 years to develop technology that would reduce the mortality rates for the species.
Offshore wind energy developers are courting recreational fishermen in the New York Bight, who could gain dozens of new fishing spots around turbine towers, but worry about impacts of the massive projects on traditional fishing grounds.
Whatever mixed messages the Trump administration may be sending about its view of man’s impact on the climate, its Interior Department is going full steam ahead on offshore wind energy development.
North Carolina’s blue crab season got off to a good start, but was slammed when Hurricane Florence hit in September and was expected to rebound as 2018 came to a close.
In the new State of the Bay report published in January, scientists dropped the rating of the bay’s health from a C minus to a D plus.
The last of Chesapeake Bay’s oyster and crab buy boats are still earning their keep.
The New York Attorney General’s office may take enforcement action against some supermarket chains after it found “rampant” seafood mislabeling at grocers across the state.
SAI Global, one of the leading certification bodies for the Marine Stewardship Council, announced on…
The federal Bureau of Offshore Energy Management is requiring offshore wind energy developers to set aside vessel transit corridors, amid intense discussions with the commercial fishing industry.
Concerns raised by the maritime and commercial fishing industries now have federal officials considering wider buffer areas between proposed offshore wind power turbines.
The afternoon of Sept. 10, 2017, was not a particularly noteworthy day for the crew…
Maryland has signed a four-year contract that earmarks a $2 million annual investment in Chesapeake Bay fisheries infrastructure and labor.