1998The U.S. moratorium on drilling on Georges Bank was extended to 2012.Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Adelman, Benjamin C. “Fishermen work to keep Georges free of oil rigs.” Gloucester Daily Times. November 21, 1998.
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Local fisherman, Joe Sinagra, environmental consultant, Dave Lincoln, and the New England Fisheries Management Council were organizing support to extend that ban.

Adelman, Benjamin C. "Fishermen work to keep Georges free of oil rigs." Gloucester Daily Times. November 21, 1998.
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