New York Sues U.S. Dept. of Commerce Over Fluke Allocation
In the most recent salvo of a lengthy battle, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation sued the Department of Commerce for maintaining the annual allocation of summer fluke to the state, despite a well-documented stock migration from the mid-Atlantic to off the shores of NY’s Long Island.
"It is unjust that New York’s fishing communities continue to be subjected to outdated restrictions on a key source of their livelihoods, which is why we are challenging this quota," said New York's Attorney General Letitia James. "Previous years of ...
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