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One year of funding won’t end fight over fishing monitors

Commercial fishermen and environmental groups agree that a longstanding dispute over the future of at-sea monitoring is far from over, despite recent funding help from Congress. The monitors are on-board workers who collect data to help inform fishing regulations. The federal government moved the cost of paying for them to fishermen in some Northeast fisheries in 2016.   Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said last month that a budget bill finalized by Congressional leaders […]

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