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Chair of Marine Resources Committee Commits to Making Science-Based Decisions

Senator Christopher K. Johnson (D-Lincoln) committed to making good, science-based decisions when it comes to the State of Maine’s marine resources. The Senator, who chairs the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources, spoke yesterday during a Q & A session … Continue reading

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Unanimous Committee Vote on LD 1097

Today was potentially make-or-break day for LD 1097, a bill that would make it legal for groundfishermen to land lobster bycatch in Maine. In a unanimous vote today, the Maine Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources voted down the Bill, suggesting … Continue reading

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