Environmentalists, fishermen clash over proposed Chumash marine sanctuary

A controversial underwater national park proposed off the Central Coast aims to protect and manage the area’s marine life, stop oil drilling and seismic surveys, and encourage scientific research. In October, the nomination for the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary was accepted for consideration, setting the stage for a showdown in coming months and years between environmentalists who strongly support the proposed sanctuary and the fishing community that opposes it. Read the article here 23:22

  • Bill Diller

    Another huge land grab. If you believe that the Sanctuary people won’t regulate fishing further than the draconian regulations that we already have, then I have some ocean front property in Wyoming that you might be interested in.These guys can’t do anything but continue to expand their physical borders and our regulatory borders.