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Letter: Quota caps would further harm fishery Paul Cohan – Captain, F/V Sasquatch Gloucester

NOAA and administrator Jane Lubchenco demanded and enacted a deeply flawed, possibly illegal amendment in which various interests have invested millions. It is just not financially feasible to undo this. Amendment 16 privatized and commodified fishing rights. Unless they intend to scuttle the “catch scam” system altogether, which is highly unlikely, the council will only exacerbate and perpetuate the misfortune of some while ensuring the fortunes of others by establishing accumulation limits this late in the game. Read More http://www.gloucestertimes.com/opinion/x520551946/Letter-Quota-caps-would-further-harm-fishery