The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will host hearings at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 and 3 p.m. Oct. 18 to hear public comment about the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s proposed fishery management plan for Atlantic menhaden.
The Oct. 16 hearing will take place at the DEEP Marine Headquarters, 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme. The Oct. 18 hearing will be at the Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture Science & Technology Center, 60 St. Stevens Road, Bridgeport.
Information on the plan can be found at: www.asmfc.org under “Breaking News” or by contacting the commission at (703) 842-0740. Public Comment will be accepted until 5 p.m. Nov. 16.
For information about the Connecticut hearings, call David Simpson at (860) 434-6043.