Maine Lobstering Union Files Supreme Court Appeal to Halt LMA-1 Fishing Closure
The Maine Lobstering Union (MLU) has filed an emergency application to the United States Supreme Court on November 24 to vacate a federal appeals court ruling that has closed 967-square miles of lobster fishing grounds in the Gulf of Maine.
The emergency application for an injunction to the Supreme Court is the latest in a legal battle for both Maine lobster and Jonah crab harvesters battling recent North Atlantic right whale regulations aimed at protecting the endangered species.
On October 16, the lobster industry...
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