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    Riverkeepers from New York and Delaware plan to sue to prevent the endangered Atlantic sturgeon — a prehistoric creature that can weigh as much as 800 pounds — from being caught and killed in commercial fishing nets. The environmental groups on Thursday announced their intent to sue New York, New Jersey and Delaware to prevent ...
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    Commercial fisherman Ronnie Houck Jr.’s maternal grandparents, the Thompsons, were featured in a 1973 Stuart News article. They moved from Ohio in 1963 and were a commercial fishing couple making a living in the river. The article described the Thompsons as “both trim, and tanned, and worn in a warm sort of way, like the ...
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    Commercial fisherman in Massachusetts and other states who have been negatively impacted financially by the growth of the offshore wind industry have a relatively short window in which to apply for compensation under Vineyard Wind I’s new Fisheries Compensatory Mitigation Program.  Avangrid, Inc., through its affiliate, Vineyard Offshore, announced March 4 that the deadline for impacted fishermen ...