Fishermen Take Case Against Paying for Monitors to SCOTUS
A group of commercial fishermen is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the federal government from making them pay for workers who gather data aboard fishing boats.
The fishermen harvest Atlantic herring off the East Coast and are opposed to a 2020 rule implemented by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that requires the industry-funded monitoring. The monitors are workers who collect data on board fishing vessels that are important for informing regulations.
The fishermen, led by main plaintiff Loper Bright Enterprises of New Jersey, have argued that the...
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