This week the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission will begin a series of public hearings for the Summer Flounder Commercial Issues Amendment. Due to predicted inclement weather associated with Hurricane Florence, several of these hearings have been rescheduled:
- The Washington, NC hearing originally scheduled for September 12 has been rescheduled for Monday, September 24, 6:00 PM, North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, US Highway 17, Washington, North Carolina 27889.
- The Dover, DE hearing originally scheduled for September 13 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 26, 6:00 PM, and the hearing location has been moved to Dover Public Library, Meeting Room B, 35 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, Delaware 19901.
- The Newport News, VA hearing originally scheduled for September 13 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 PM, Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 2600 Washington Avenue, 4th Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607.