January 21, 2020
For once, the Trump administration has made a good decision for the environment and the Chesapeake Bay.
December 19, 2019
Following Omega Protein’s violation of the menhaden harvest cap in the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Department of Commerce has upheld the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s non-compliance finding against the Commonwealth of Virginia
November 21, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam asked U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to impose a moratorium on Virginia’s menhaden harvest in a letter sent yesterday.
October 28, 2019
Today the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Menhaden Management Board found Virginia out of compliance with the menhaden harvest cap on the Chesapeake Bay reduction fishery.
September 13, 2019
Today Omega Protein announcement that it is knowingly and willingly going to exceed the Chesapeake Bay menhaden harvest cap.
August 1, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—After numerous conservation groups raised serious concerns, a certification for sustainable seafood must take additional action before conditionally certifying Omega Protein's Atlantic Coast menhaden fishery.
March 27, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and The Nature Conservancy submitted an objection to the recommendation of a provisional certification of Omega Protein’s Atlantic Menhaden Fishery to the Marine Stewardship Council Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Fishing.
February 7, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Menhaden Management Board passed a motion requiring Virginia to maintain its menhaden harvest below the Chesapeake Bay reduction fishery harvest cap.
December 21, 2018
A student who fails to complete all their assignments doesn't receive a passing grade. But if Omega Protein gets their way, this logic won't hold true in the world of fishery management.
December 4, 2018
(RICHMOND)—Omega Protein's Atlantic menhaden fishery was recommended for a leading seafood sustainability certification by the Marine Stewardship Council in a draft report released today by analyst SAI Global.
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