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Environment / Pacific Fishing Ban #774412

FNC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 04, 2004
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(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Adam Housley) The government’s controversial decision to place a ban of fishing in a large portion of the Pacific Ocean examined; details given about the ban on commercial swordfish fishermen, preventing them from using a method called “long lining”, in order to protect endangered sea turtles. [Turtle Island Restoration’s Todd STEINER†- explains the importance of the new law.] [Fisherman Pete DUPEY†- says the law needs to target Mexican, not US fisherman.]

Dhue, Laurie;
Housley, Adam

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