Kasich calls fishing regulations ‘ridiculous’ – says it’s rampant environmentalism

AR-160119964.jpg&MaxW=650Kasich told a group of fishermen and fishing industry members at the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative in Seabrook that he would do what he could to limit bureaucracy and deregulate industries like their own. This year, half of the commercial fishing fleet went inactive in New Hampshire because regulations were too strict, leaving just nine to harvest groundfish in the Gulf of Maine. On Friday, he told fishermen he was previously unaware of their plight, as well as other obstacles in their way. When one fisherman told Kasich that approximately 90 percent of all seafood is imported, he said soberly, “I did not know that.” Read the article here 09:32