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…