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The Governor needs to fix the dysfunction at the Division of Marine Fisheries

NCDMF_trnsprntWe (Beaufort Observer) have reported a number of articles on the N. C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF). Our focus has been mostly on the inadequacy of the “science” DMF and its Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) use to regulate the fisheries industry in North Carolina. However, in the course of researching these articles we have learned a great deal about how the DMF operates. It is another classic tale of a bloated bureaucracy that has become entangled in . We’ll save the details for later articles we are still working on, but what we have seen in DMF has been a perfect example of “mission creep” and a “solution looking for a problem to solve.”  Read the rest here 10:51