New Bedford crab fisherman opposes ‘National Marine Monument’ for Atlantic

“It’s very scary,” said Williams, owner of New Bedford’s . that employs nearly 150 people. “We have to fish these areas. That’s where the red crab live – at these depths,” he said. Roger Fleming, an attorney with Earth Justice, argued in favor of the marine monument in a recent blog post saying “a broad coalition of scientists, small business owners, fishermen, faith groups, civic leaders, and conservationists have sent a clear message that we need to save these ecologically important places before irreparable damage is done,,, Read the rest here 18:19

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