Protect the Working Waterfront: Portland fishermen protest waterfront development

Portland fishermen last week launched a social media campaign urging Portland officials and residents to protect the working waterfront and their livelihoods from development. A group of Portland fishermen released a short video, “12 Little Wharves,” as part of the campaign. In the video, fishermen cite the economic activity generated by the wharfs for Portland and Maine in general.”There’s no place left in America like Portland where we have these 12 little wharves that are so unique, that still produce product for the state,” fisherman Willis Spear Jr. says in the video >click to watch<. “They not only provide safe harbor to small vessels in a storm but they’re a big part of the economic engine for the city of Portland.” >click to read<15:30

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