Environmental Group Advocates for New Approach to Fishing Regulations

Publication: The Patriot Ledger

Author: Jon Chesto


05/07/2009 - Fishermen are often at odds with environmentalists, but both sides are increasingly finding themselves in agreement behind a movement to jettison the current method of restricting New England fish catches in favor of locally managed fishing sectors.

The Pew Environment Group released a report on Wednesday that aims to bolster the move to sectors – a change that many fishermen hope could be put in place by regulators by the start of the next fishing year in May 2010.

Read the full article Environmental Group Advocates for New Approach to Fishing Regulations on The Patriot Ledger's Web site.

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