Feds Deny Emergency Call to Slow Ships, Ease Whale Strikes

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. government has denied a request from a group of environmental organizations to immediately apply proposed ship-speed … [Read more...]

Feds Try to Improve Fishing Data With New Monitoring Rules

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Changes to U.S. rules about the monitoring of Northeast commercial fishing activities are going into effect this month with a … [Read more...]

Sustainability Group Pulls Maine Lobster Certification Over Whales

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - An international nonprofit organization that sets sustainability standards for commercial fishing management has suspended a … [Read more...]

Fishermen Appeal Ruling That Protects Endangered Whales

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The state of Maine and a fishing group are appealing a federal judge’s decision that new rules intended to protect endangered … [Read more...]

Fishermen Must Be Heard About Whale Rules, Maine Gov. Says

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - Maine’s governor says the federal government is moving ahead too quickly with potential new restrictions on the lobster fishing … [Read more...]

Maine Lawmakers Ask Baker to Halt Transmission Line Project

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bipartisan group of Maine lawmakers is asking Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to terminate a $1 billion hydropower … [Read more...]

Ban on Maine Lobster Fishing to Save Whales is Back, Court Rules

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a ban on lobster harvesting in hundreds of miles of productive fishing waters off the Maine … [Read more...]



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