Senator Collins Urges Senior Administration to Develop Gray Zone Fishing Agreement with Canada
Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, took issues affecting Maine's lobster industry to the Commerce Appropriations Subcommittee hearing this week – specifically the "Gray Zone" and the ongoing trade war with China.
The Gray Zone sits approximately 10 miles off the coast of Maine, around Machias Island. Canadian and Maine lobstermen both work in the area, but do not follow the same regulations, which has caused disputees. Maine Lobstermen mark the tails of...
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