Current Council Report
08/15/14 Gulf of Maine Cod Report Released, Peer Review Scheduled
06/25/14 IFQ Management Program for the Day Boat Sea Scallop Fleet Evaluated
04/23/14   Measures to Promote Accountability in the Atlantic Herring Fishery Approved
02/27/14 Council Moves Draft Habitat Protection Rules Forward for Public Review
01/02/14 Final Report on "Excessive Shares" Released
11/26/13 November Council Meeting Highlights
11/20/13 Council Addresses Herring Fishery Issues
09/27/13 Council Approves Measures to Protect River Herring and Shad
06/21/13 What Happened at the Council Meeting This Week?
05/09/13 Successful Managing Our Nation’s Fisheries Conference Brings Together Diverse Voices
04/26/13 Press Backgrounder - Update on NEFMC Groundfish/Habitat Actions
04/3/13 Quota Increases for Groundfish Stock Topic of Discussion at Upcoming New England Fishery Management Council Meeting
01/31/13 Fishery Council Approves Severe Cuts for Regional Cod Stocks
01/30/13 Tom Nies Named New England Fishery Management Council Executive Director
01/22/13 Press Backgrounder – Cod Assessments Released/SSC to Meet
Press Archives - 2012- 2011 - 2010- 2009-2008 -2007- 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003
NMFS Council Coordination Committee (CCC) webpabe
NEFMC Three Meeting Outlook - June - November 2014
NOAA Fisheries Information and Regulations
NEFMC Research Priorities and Data Needs 2010-2014
NEPA Guide Written For The Average Citizen
Requested Information from the Public When Submitting Oral and Written Statements
Stock Assessment 101 Series: Part 1 - Data Required for Assessing U.S. Fish Stocks (courtesy of NOAA Fisheries)
Frequently Asked Questions about Control Dates
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
US Regional Fishery Management Council Website
Executive Committee Summaries
Meeting of Assessment Oversight Panel for review of assessment plans for pollock, Georges Bank winter flounder and Gulf of Maine winter flounder
Regional Fishery Management Councils Respond to  Oceana Report Wasted Catch
The 2015 Mid-Atlantic RSA has been cancelled and the program has been suspended for the 2015 Fishing Season
2014/2015 Scallop RSA Awards
Background on NEFMC Scallop Research Set-Aside Program
NEFMC Seeks Proposals to Manage Collaborative Groundfish Research Project.
NOAA Fisheries has changed the name of the Northeast Regional Office to the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
2012 Final Report on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2012 - April 2013)
East Coast Climate Change and Fisheries Governance Workshop March 20-21, 2014
November 21, 2013 NRCC Briefing Book and Discussion Materials

NOAA Fisheries is please to announce that all Northeast federally permitted fishing vessels are now authorized to submit their trip reports electronically. For more information on how to participate in this voluntary program, click here

Update on U.S. Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Requirements
East Coast Fishery Managers Sign Agreement to Coordinate Deep Sea Coral Conservation

Overview of SAFMC Amendments Affecting New England
Memorandum of Understanding with MAFMC and SAFMC
Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity 2014/2015 Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside Program
NOAA Announces 2013 Monkfish Research Set-Aside Awards
Symposium on Information Needs for Sustainable Fisheries Announcement - March 2014 in Rome Italy
Open Letter to Federal Fishery Permit Holders
NOAA Fisheries announces catch limits for 2013-2014 Northeast groundfish stocks
Final Report: Results of Dept. of Commerce OIG's Survey of Fishery Management Council and Staff
Risk Policy Workshop Summary, March 2013
NEFMC Risk Policy Workshop Summary and Discussion Materials - meeting held March 20-21, 2013
Report: The Collection and Use of Sociocultural Information in New England Fishery Management Process
NAVY DEIS Notice - training operations in the Atlantic

Status of Stocks 2011 published May 2012
Status of Stocks Overview
Status of Stocks Report on the Status of U.S. Fisheries for 2011

NMFS Gulf of Maine Cod News

Touchstone Report and Responses

Atlantic Sturgeon Overview and it's implications of its ESA listing for NE FMP's
Atlantic Sturgeon Maps
NMFS Atlantic Sturgeon Draft Biological Opinion for Seven New England Fisheries
NEFMC Letter to BOEM re:environmental studies initiatives
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
Fisheries / Offshore Wind Energy Mitigation Measures Development
BOEM Briefing on Offshore Wind Energy Activities
BOEM Press Releases
BOEM Identifies Wind Energy Area Offshore Massachusetts for Potential Commercial Leasing
Interior Advances Offshore Atlantic Transmission Line
News from BOEM
BOEM Regulatory Information
Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment  for the Rhode Island and Massachusetts WEA
Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts-Environmental Assessment  
BOEM Call for Information and Nominations for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Massachusetts
BOEM Renewal Energy Information
NEFMC Letter to BOEM Regulation and Enforcement regarding Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore Massachusetts – Request for Interest (RFI)