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    HENRY DUBROFF: Without fishermen, region's harbors and bistros would be poorer
    April 19, 2014 -- One of the oldest occupations on the Central Coast is fishing. Unfortunately, after years of regulation designed to manage the regions fisheries, it's the fishermen themselves who are an endangered species.
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    BANGOR DAILY NEWS: How politicians can help keep Maine’s waterfronts working
    April 10, 2014 -- In May 2012, Gov. Paul LePage squandered a chance to show Maine is committed to investments in research and development that offer researchers and entrepreneurs the tools needed to hone ideas and develop them into marketable products.
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    FIONA ROBINSON: Label legislation an impossible task
    April 14, 2014 -- Consumers should be served the fish they order, but humans are not infallible. Does the average waitstaff know what different fish look like after they’re cooked and covered with a sauce or blackened crust? They are the last line before the customer, but typically are paid the lowest wages.
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    SEAN HORGAN: NOAA swinging a hot legal bat
    April 10, 2014 -- On Monday, we learned that NOAA got a split decision in U.S. District Court in Washington DC in a lawsuit filed by the Conservation Law Foundation and Earthjustice.
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    CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS: The Economic Case for Restoring Coastal Ecosystems
    April 10, 2014 -- As cities outgrew their dry land footprints and sought additional space to grow, the obvious answer was to simply turn the wet places into dry places. Today, these regions—from Boston’s Back Bay to New York’s Wall Street to Miami’s South Beach—comprise some of the most valuable real estate in the world.
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TOM ADAMS: Something FISHY in the Gulf

September 12, 2014 -- We can now ALL see that NOAA / NMFS has artificially set seasons  going against their own data. It seems that our fisheries managers in the Gulf are doing this to force their own agenda,  (EDF backed) pushing Sector Separation and Recreational Catch shares-IFQ’s on the recreational fishermen.