Comments for: Bill pulls sustainability, legality of seaweed harvesting into spotlight

Posted Feb. 23, 2013, at 3:07 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 25, 2013, at 8 p.m.

LUBEC | Proposed legislation that would explore statewide regulation of the commercial harvesting of seaweed along Maine’s 3,000 miles of craggy coastline has re-energized years of debate over whether cutting rockweed and other species of seaweed should be allowed at all. Rep. Ellen Winchenbach, R-Waldoboro, a member of the …


Previous versions of this story incorrectly stated the worth of the fresh rockweed harvest from 2010.

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