More on Fisheries

Apr 10, 2013

In Belford, Pallone Talks About Throwing the Fishing Industry a Lifeline | Patch

"I don't have to tell you that the amount of damage that was done here at the co-op was extensive," said Pallone. "Not only the processing plant, the fish market, the restaurant, and also to the infrastructure. For the most part, they had no insurance."

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone to introduce $193M federal bill to help Sandy-battered fishing industry| The Star Ledger

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) was at the Belford Seafood Coop Monday touting his plan to urge lawmakers to vote for $193 million for the fishing industry in New York and New Jersey.

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone Visits Belford Seafood Cooperative, Announces New Bid to Get Sandy Aid for Fishing Industry | Asbury Park Press

A new attempt to get Sandy storm damage relief for the fishing industry in New Jersey is being organized by Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06), this time based on a federal damage assessment that puts the uninsured losses at $198 million.

Apr 9, 2013

Warmer Temperatures Improve Fishing | Asbury Park Press

Although not tied to the weather, another improvement in fishermen’s fortunes – hopefully – came on Monday when Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-NJ, announced his plan to introduce the first superstorm Sandy supplemental emergency aid bill to the recreational and commercial fishing industries. Pallone’s legislation provides $193 million to fully fund the estimated cost to recover storm-affected fisheries.