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Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Charles D. Baker


Karen E. Polito

Lieutenant Governor

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Matthew A. Beaton


Department of Fish and Game

George N. Peterson Jr.


Mary-Lee King

Deputy Commissioner

Division of Marine Fisheries

Director David E. Pierce


January 2016

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Advisory Commission:

Mark Amorello – Pembroke


Vito Calomo – Gloucester


Bill Adler – Marshfield

Chuck Casella – Georgetown

Randy Sigler – Marblehead

Joe Huckemeyer – W. Barnstable

Ray Kane – Chatham

Domenic Santoro – Chatham

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Development Panel

Chuck Casella – Georgetown


Mark Amorello – Pembroke

Mike Moss – Millbury

Patrick Paquette – Hyannis

Bill Smith – Pembroke


Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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