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Newport lobsterman Bob Braman pulls a trap.

Feds declare New England fishery a ‘disaster’

Feds declare New England fishery a ‘disaster’

Fishermen have known it for years, and now the federal government agreees: The New England fishery is a disaster. The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued a disaster declaration for the New England groundfish fishery, clearing the way for fishermen to receive financial relief in the face of regulations that have pushed many to the

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