Baker, Tarr Call for More Scientific Input on Cod Issue

Baker, Tarr Call for More Scientific Input on Cod Issue

Boston Globe: Questioning the federal estimates used to essentially ban commercial cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine, Governor-elect Charlie Baker said it is time for other scientists to have a say.

Baker and Senate minority leader Bruce Tarr, who represents Gloucester, said Massachusetts must do its own analysis of what is happening with the cod population in the waters off its shores instead of relying solely on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Read more about the call for greater scientific input on the Gulf of Maine cod fishery by Bruce Tarr and Charlie Baker.