Maine Gov. Mills Directs State to Present Alternative Plan to Protect Endangered Right Whales
Maine's govenor has asked the director of the Maine Department of Marine Resources to craft a new plan for the state's lobster industry to help protect endangered right whale from gear entanglements.
Governor Janet Mills says she won’t allow “foolish” regulations to make life harder for the state’s fishermen, according to a report from the Portland Press Herald yesterday.
NOAA Fisheries has asked Maine for a detailed plan by September to reduce the lobster industry’s threat to right whales by 60 percent. Federal regulators say entanglement ...
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