Comments for: U.S. seafood catch reaches 17-year high

Posted Sept. 19, 2012, at 11:47 a.m.

PORTLAND | The U.S. seafood catch reached a 17-year high in 2011, with all regions of the country showing increases in both the volume and value of their harvests. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday that commercial fishermen last year caught 10.1 billion pounds of fish and …

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  • Anonymous

    Why are lawmakers requesting $100,000,000.00 in relief funding if their catch has increased?  And, are the coming cuts because their catch has increased?  They have made the big money for so many years and now we must subsidize them?  I just don’t get it? 

  • Anonymous

    Wouldn’t be the impact of global warming would it? 

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