Possible Scotian Shelf Blowout aftermath: To protect fishery, nix toxic oil dispersants

The fishing banks of the Scotian Shelf have supported coastal communities and the fishery for more than 300 years because our industry is both highly successful and highly regulated. Those stringent regulations benefit all Nova Scotia. Recent lobster catches are the largest ever recorded. Three-year classes of haddock are the largest in more than 50 years. Scallop landings are at all-time highs. The Scotian Shelf fishery is functioning at an extremely high level, contributing over $1 billion annually to provincial exports, supporting scores of communities and providing thousands of jobs. Read the rest here 11:44

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