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Feds could restrict Pacific Ocean fishing over endangered orcas, NOAA letter says

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/feds-could-restrict-pacific-ocean-fishing-over-endangered-orcas-noaa-letter-says/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_environmentVisit The Seattle Times. Changes to 2019 fisheries are not expected. But future restrictions could include season closures. Original Title: Feds could restrict Pacific Ocean fishing over endangered orcas, NOAA letter says Full Text of […]

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Feds propose rules for valuable scallop fishery

http://bangordailynews.com/2019/02/21/news/state/feds-propose-rules-for-valuable-scallop-fishery/This year’s Atlantic sea scallop fishing year begins in several weeks, and federal regulators are proposing new management measures for the valuable fishery. The fishing season for scallops begins on April 1. The National Oceanic […]

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Oil firm aims to extend Dorset coast drilling despite marine life risk

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/14/oil-firm-bids-to-extend-drilling-off-dorset-coast-despite-risk-to-marine-life-corallian-energyEnvironment groups oppose licence for Corallian Energy extractions along protected coastline running to March An oil company drilling off the Dorset coastline is attempting to extend its licence into the spring, challenging the conditions imposed […]