Virginia Governor takes first steps towards bringing Virginia into compliance with ASMFC mandate

The following is a statement from Coastal Conservation Association Virginia – made up of recreational anglers dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of our marine resources in our coastal waters and the Chesapeake Bay – regarding Governor Tim Kaine’s action to seek compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decision to limit the […]

Democracy in Crisis – Interview with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

An Exclusive Interview for The BRAD BLOG [1] as Guest Blogged by Joy [2] and Tom Williams… “The Republican Party, the Republican National Committee, has been using old-fashioned, Jim Crow, apartheid-type maneuvers to steal the last two national elections.” – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Recently, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. wrote the article: “Was the 2004 […]

Federal Court Blocks Navy’s Use of High-Intensity Sonar in Massive Hawaiian War Games

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Protect Marine Mammals, Other Species From Unnecessary Harm Caused by Deadly Sonar Near President’s New National Monument LOS ANGELES (July 3, 2006) – In an emphatic stroke for the rule of law, U.S. District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper today issued a temporary restraining order blocking the use of high-intensity, mid-frequency sonar […]

The Rockfish-Menhaden Dilemma

The Chesapeake Bay’s vaunted rockfish, also called Atlantic striped bass, seem to be in even more trouble than we knew. In a recent front-page article, the Washington Post reported that an epidemic of mycobacterial infection has spread to almost three-quarters of the rockfish in the Chesapeake, the fish’s primary spawning habitat. It’s a chronic “wasting […]