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Louisiana Lawmakers vote to let Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents enforce federal sea turtle law

State wildlife officials should soon be able to enforce federal laws that require shrimp nets to include escape hatches for. The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s “Seafood Watch,” a program that recommends seafood choices to consumers and is popular with environmentalists, has recommended at least since 2013 that people avoid Louisiana wild-caught shrimp — which are caught mostly in state waters — because of the ban. Read the rest here 11:15