A U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee bill would shut down NOAA’s Northeast Regional Headquarters in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and fold its jobs and operations into smaller community-based offices across the region, according to an article in the Gloucester Times.

The bill also provides $150 million in disaster aid to fishermen around the country and requires NOAA to charter fishermen’s boats for cooperatives stock assessment research.

Read more:

Gloucester Times


Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More...


Like New England Boating on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Receive our Daily News Update:

Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter!

Each month our emailed newsletter keeps you up to speed on the top news items, videos, destinations, reviews and fishing articles on New England Boating, so you won’t miss a beat. It’s convenient, it’s free, and you can opt out at any time!