|Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan|
Letter urging the New England Council to approve Framework 4, including provisions for accurate and verified catch weighing and effective accountability on the dumping of catch at sea.
Letter requesting the New England Council's Herring Committee to support a strong set of catch weighing and dumping accountability measures in Framework 4.
Letter urging the New England Council's Herring Committee to establish a river herring/shad catch cap in the Atlantic herring fishery that is based on the best availble science and consistent with the goal to reduce catch of these species.
Letter urging NMFS and the New England Council to work together to find solutions to the catch monitoring and accountability measures that were disapproved in Amendment 5.
Letter urging NMFS to approve and implement Amendment 5, including critical monitoring and bycatch reduction reforms to industrial herring fishing.
Letter providing recommendations for developing and implementing river herring and shad catch caps in the New England and Mid-Atlantic Atlantic herring and mackerel fisheries
Letter on behalf of the Herring Alliance by Earthjustice for the Amendment 5 Draft Environmental Impact Statement comment period
Herring Alliance sign-on letter for the Amendment 5 Draft Environmental Impact Statement comment period
Letter to the NEFMC emphasizing the importance of establishing an annual river herring catch cap in Amendment 5 to effectively limit at-sea catch of river herring in the Atlantic herring fishery
Letter to NMFS regarding the deficiencies in the proposed rule to implement Amendment 4 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan
Letter to NMFS regarding deficiencies in Amendment 4: risk of overfishing, lack of river herring and shad catch limits, no monitoring program and no environmental impact statement
Letter to NEFMC Herring Committee emphasizing the need for a comprehensive range of alternatives in Amendment 5, including measures to protect river herring, groundfish and spawning Atlantic herring
Letter to NEFMC Herring Committee requesting development of a strong set of management alternatives for reducing incidental catch of river herring and shad at sea
Comments to NMFS on 2010-2012 catch limits
Letter to NEFMC Herring Committee regarding our priorities and specific recommendations for Amendment 5 to the Atlantic Herring FMP