LOBIONDO INTRODUCES MEASURE TO PUT MORATORIUM ON FINES RELATING TO INCIDENTAL DISCHARGES FROM FISHING VESSELS

A proposal has been introduced to put a permanent moratorium from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), state regulations and fines governing incidental discharges from commercial fishing vessels and all other commercial vessels less than 79 feet. U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo introduced the measure. The “Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2013” is the latest effort by LoBiondo…

LOBIONDO TALKS SUPPORT FOR FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION

A number of South Jersey counties have been granted a federal disaster declaration for agricultural production losses. The declaration cites the combined effects of excessive rain, related flooding, high winds and hail that occurred from May 2013 through September 24th. The counties included were Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean and Salem. Congressman Frank…