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Governor hopefuls talked lobsters, right whales and water access at recent fishing industry forum

Community Author: Ron Huber
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Friends of Penobscot Bay | BDN
Friends of Penobscot Bay | BDN

On October 4, 2018 ,candidates for Maine Governor  Alan Caron, Terry Hayes,  Janet Mills &  Shawn Moody  took turns responding to questions from  the Maine Lobstermen’s Association,  Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association  and others others. Here are the questions, and answers  from each candidate, from the first hour only of the two-hour meeting.

Question 1 who would you  hire to run DMR? 7min 21sec

Question 2 What about the Right Whales regs? 8min 34sec 

Question3  How to keep waterfront access for fishermen? 7min 34 sec

Question 4   Do Offshore Wind and fisheries mix? 8min 

Question 5. Who would be your seafood mentors/advisors? 8min 

Janet Mills’ summation 3min (Mills had early departure from meeting)

(The meeting continued for another hour)