Monthly Archives: January 2012

Feds turn down request for new cod assessment

January 26, 2012

In the January 26 Portland Press-Herald: The nation’s oceans chief has turned down a request made first by Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry for a new assessment of the health of Gulf of Maine cod. New data indicates cod is badly overfished, and fishermen now face ruinous cuts in their catch. The data have drawn...

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