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Activists: Liberty Natural Gas LNG port will lead to fracking

untitledjimJim Lovegren, representing a number of commercial fishing operations from Point Pleasant to Middletown, said his industry contributes nearly $1 billion a year to the New Jersey economy, and the proposed site of Port Ambrose threatens some established fishing grounds. “Let’s talk about my job,” he said, “I’ve been doing it for 40 years. My father and his father and his father — my family goes back 80 years as fishermen off of this coast. These are jobs that matter.” “I have fished where the new proposal is,” he added. “You’re in our fishing grounds.” [email protected]