This Fisherman Is Battling the Government to Save His Livelihood

The New England and Mid-Atlantic fishing industry is older than the Nation itself. The industry’s regulators, however, have embarked on a project that threatens its imminent destruction. Meet New Hampshire fisherman David Goethel. The federal government is destroying Mr. Goethel’s industry through overregulation and forcing ground-fishermen like himself to pay […]

FOX News: East Coast fishermen file appeal over cost of government-required ‘at-sea monitors’

East Coast fishermen file appeal over cost of government-required ‘at-sea monitors’   Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> By Cristina Corbin | Published December 09, 2016 SEABROOK, N.H. – David Goethel built his life off the profits of cod, trolling the waters of New England for 30 years netting […]

If the Government Wants to Monitor Fishermen, the Government Should Pay

CoA Institute files opening brief in appeal of decision to force costs of at-sea monitors on struggling fishermen Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) has filed its opening brief in an appeal of the district court’s decision that fishermen should be forced to pay for their own […]

Court Rules Against Local Fishermen, Upholds Job-Killing Government Mandate

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire held that the requirement is “an expected expense of doing business” for New England fishermen   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire dismissed the lawsuit filed by Plaintiffs David Goethel and […]

FOX News: East Coast fishermen spar with federal government over cost of at-sea monitors

Media Call: Cause of Action Discusses New Lawsuit Against Department of Commerce

Media Call: Cause of Action Discusses New Lawsuit Against Department of Commerce

East Coast Fishermen File Lawsuit Over At-Sea Monitoring Mandate

  East Coast Fishermen File Lawsuit Over At-Sea Monitoring Mandate Complaint Challenges Federal Regulation that the Government Admits Would Hurt Fishermen Throughout the East Coast FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Geoff Holtzman l geoff.holtzman@causeofaction.org l 703-405-3511 WASHINGTON – Today, Cause of Action is announcing that its clients, David Goethel, owner and operator of F/V Ellen Diane, […]