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Feds Shut Down Key Scalloping Grounds Off of Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will close the northern Gulf of Maine area at 12:01 a...
Feds to Delay Porpoise Closure in Gulf of Maine
The Northeast's top federal fisheries manager says he'll delay a planned shutdown of a key fishing area after fishermen argued the closure to protect harbor porpoises would devastate an industry segment.
John Bullard said today that the two-month Gulf of Maine closure to fishermen who use g…