Senator Chuck Schumer Introduces Fluke Fairness Act of 2021
On Wednesday Senator Chuck Schumer of New York introduced the Fluke Fairness Act of 2021, a bill created to “provide for an equitable management of summer flounder based on geographic, scientific and economic data and for other purposes.
The summer flounder fishery in the U.S. operates from Maine to the North Carolina/ South Carolina border. According to a 2020 study from the Science Center for Marine Fisheries, summer flounder landings are worth an estimated $26.5 million when landed at docks in the Mid-Atlantic states...
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