Feds Unveil Plan to Grow Wind Power While Sparing Rare Whale

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government has outlined a strategy to try to protect an endangered species of whale while also developing offshore … [Read more...]

Lobster Fishing Union Drops Whale Closure Lawsuit

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) — A lobster fishing union in Maine has decided to drop part of its lawsuit against the federal government over new restrictions … [Read more...]

Some Ships May Push Back at Rules Requiring Slowdown for Whales

PORTLAND, ME (AP) — Federal regulators who want to enforce new vessel speed rules to help protect rare whales can expect some pushback from ship … [Read more...]

Forecasters Trim Hurricane Season Outlook a Bit, Still Busy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Federal meteorologists say this hurricane season may not be quite as busy as they initially thought, but it should still be … [Read more...]

Ships Must Slow Down More Often to Save Whales, Feds Say

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The federal government says vessels off the East Coast must slow down more often to help save a vanishing species of whale. The … [Read more...]

New Restrictions on Ships to Protect Whales Coming Soon

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) — The federal government is close to releasing new rules that the shipping industry might have to comply with to help protect a … [Read more...]

NOAA Official Expresses Concern Over Potential Pilgrim Discharge Plans

PLYMOUTH – A National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration official has reached out to federal agencies with concerns over a possible plan … [Read more...]

Rescued Turtles Flown To Secondary Locations To Continue Rehab

HYANNIS – As sea turtle stranding season continues, volunteer pilots with non-profit Turtles Fly Too have flown 79 turtles triaged at the New England … [Read more...]

Scientists Announce 2021 Class Of North Atlantic Right Whales

HYANNIS – Researchers with the New England Aquarium’s Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life recently announced the naming of the 2021 class of North … [Read more...]

Draft Management Plan Released For Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary

HYANNIS – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released a draft management plan and environmental assessment for the … [Read more...]



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