INTEREST GROUPS

Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association
Conservation Law Foundation
National Marine Fisheries Service
Ocean Conservancy
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
International Coalition of Fisheries Associations
Greenpeace

Public Opinion Poll/Graphs

Public opinion poll on fishing
Chart of fish landings in Maine (see figure 1)

JUDICIAL BRANCH

Suggested case for you to review:
New Hampshire v. Maine

A news report about a Federal judge's ruling on ground fishing limits can be found here.

Here is one helpful resource link (type in case name in search box). The library has a number of excellent resources. You may use other online sources as well (with the exception of wikipedia).

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Learning about Connections to the Executive Branch - please click on this link and this link to learn more about an executive branch department related to your topic.

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

Relevant Laws - Federal Laws related to this topic are summarized here.
Some other links about the legislation here and here.

Message from Senator Snowe on regulations