The New York Times editorial board published a resounding appreciation of the regulatory decision by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to protect more menhaden from commercial nets. Read the editorial here.
PTP Director Alison Fairbrother was interviewed by Grist for a piece on the upcoming Atlantic menhaden regulatory decision. Read the article here.
Former Delaware Natural Resources Secretary John Hughes has written an op-ed in the Delaware News-Journal urging the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) to take urgent action to save the Atlantic menhaden stock from industrial overfishing. The op-ed was picked up by the Associated Press, and news of Hughes’ position ran in newspapers across the …
Reporter Candus Thomson quoted a Public Trust Project report in her article, “Regulators Must Save Menhaden to Help Striped Bass.” Read the quote and the article on the Baltimore Sun website.
In response to Public Trust Project Director Alison Fairbrother and author Randy Fertel’s Atlantic menhaden expose in Gilt Taste, publications Grist and Mother Jones write follow-up articles, quoting large sections of the original. Read the articles at Grist and Mother Jones.
Public Trust Project Director Alison Fairbrother and author Randy Fertel co-wrote an article exposing how Virginia’s permissive legislation is threatening the Atlantic marine food chain. The article appeared simultaneously in the online magazine Gilt Taste, on Salon.com, and in the environmental publication Grist. Read an excerpt here: “On a bright morning in May, a calm …