AG’s suit targets NOAA fishing actions – “We will take it all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary,”

gdt iconBOSTON — Representing the entire elected political leadership of Massachusetts, Attorney General Martha Coakley Thursday filed suit in U.S. District Court against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to block NOAA’s month-old commercial fishing restrictions, describing them as a “death penalty” for an industry which has been fishing legally and responsibly for years while successive waves of resource protection dragged the industry into an economic “disaster.” continued

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