Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
June 2, 2008
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
SCHEDULED FOR July 10, 2008
Under the provisions of M.G.L. Ch 30A and pursuant to the authority found in M.G.L. Ch. 130 ss. 17A Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) and the Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission (MFAC) have scheduled a hearing to accept comments on DMF proposals to amend regulations governing the Atlantic sea herring fishery (322 CMR 9.00), including:
MarineFisheries intends to amend 322 CMR 9.05(1) to update regulatory language that currently specifies out-dated no-fishing days for Management Area 1A and aligns the current specification process with other specification processes (e.g., scup) that require a two week comment period and final approval by the MFC (see proposed red-line regulations).
A public hearing has been scheduled for 11AM on:
Thursday, July 10, 2008 at the Annisquam River Marine Fisheries Station (30 Emerson Ave. , Gloucester).
Comments received by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (617.626.1509), or mail (251 Causeway St., Suite 400;
Boston, MA 02114) will be accepted until noon on Thursday, July 10, 2008.
Contact DMF for regulations and further details or visit our website at www.mass.gov/marinefisheries.