FISHERIES: Judge rules NMFS violated law on Northeast groundfish limits Jessica Estepa, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Northeast fisheries managers set catch limits too high in violation of U.S. law, a federal judge ruled last week. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.