NMFS Scoping Meeting (ME)

August 15, 2019 6:00 pm - August 15, 2019 9:00 pm
South Portland High School 637 Highland Ave South Portland, ME 04106

There are eight scoping meetings this month in anticipation of preparing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for modifications to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan. Follow this link to get all dates and locations-

During these meetings we will seek information about operational challenges, time, and costs required to modify gear by changing configurations such as traps per trawl to reduce endline numbers, installing new line or sleeves and by expanding gear marking requirements.