Gloucester Times: At the northeast corner of the Boston Fish Pier, not far from an unloading boat, Massachusetts’ elected leaders from the U.S. Senate and House and lawmakers from the State House came together [on April 29] in an 11th hour rally to convince the White House or the outgoing acting Secretary of Commerce to overrule the leaders of NOAA and grant a regulatory reprieve to the Northeast groundfishery.
Barring the extraordinary, draconian cuts in landings for the 2013 fishing season will take effect on Wednesday — May 1, the start of the new fishing year.
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