Tag Archives: Fishing Wars | Drowning in Regulations

Forum in Mystic focuses on the plight of local fishermen

Local third-generation fishermen are on the brink of losing their businesses because of over-regulation by the federal government, but the public can help by writing to their legislators and buying locally caught seafood.  That was the message of a public forum and panel discussion organized by Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, held Wednesday at the Mystic Luxury Cinemas. The forum began with a presentation from Meghan Lapp, an expert on the commercial fishing industry and its regulations.  “Fishermen are not anti-regulation, but when the regulatory burdens >click to read<08:35

Somers to hold forum on commercial fishing Wednesday in Mystic, a free, open forum event

“Commercial fishing has been an integral part of Southeastern Connecticut’s way of life since before there were colonies. Local families going back generations have worked the sea to provide fresh seafood and feed the Eastern seaboard. These small proud family businesses are now on the verge of closing forever. I am looking forward to this panel discussion so that we can bring awareness to the problem, listen to first-hand experiences and work together to take steps to remedy it and help fishermen prosper in our state again. I want to encourage residents in Southeastern Connecticut to come to this free, open forum event.” >click to read<16:28

“Michelle Malkin Investigates: Fishing Wars ” Takes HIIDA Best Documentary of the Month

BEST OF THE MONTH “Michelle Malkin Investigates: Fishing Wars ” will take home this beautiful HIIDA Trophy during the Award Ceremony on March 24, 2018. A monthly film festival with a yearly live screening at Raleigh Studios, Hollywood exclusively for Documentaries.  All monthly Winners of 2017 will be invited to attend the Mega Red Carpet HIIDA Award Ceremony Event held on March 24, 2018, @ Raleigh Studios Hollywood. >click to read< Michell appeared on Fox and Friends this morning and it is also discussed, >watch here<09:31

Michelle Malkin Investigates – Fishing Wars | Drowning in Regulations

Commercial fishing boats in New England are going under at an alarming rate, and hard-working families are being demonized by a multimillion-dollar environmental industry whose only product to sell is fear. In this episode, Michelle Malkin travels to the Northeast to hear the stories of people in the fishing industry who are drowning in government regulations. >Watch the full version, click here< 13:25