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CNN
U.S. deploys Predator drones to LatviaResearchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the National Ocea
U.S. deploys Predator drones to Latvia
CNN / Posted yesterday
Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration use a hexacopter -- a six-winged camera-loaded drone -- to monitor whales off the coast of New England in July. Acquired under National... Read more
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Business Insider
Thousands of walruses are all crowded together in one spot — and it signals something ominousThousands of walruses are gathered together on one of the last places they have
Thousands of walruses are all crowded together in one spot — and it signals something ominous
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Thousands of walruses are gathered together on one of the last places they have to rest in Alaska — the shore. As the ice they typically rely on for respite between hunts has all but disappeared, the giant animals are clambering to the coast in... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Small boat cod fishery to open Sept. 1Summer fishing in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands is winding down, and smal
Small boat cod fishery to open Sept. 1
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
Summer fishing in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands is winding down, and smaller catcher vessels will have access to an extra 1,700 metric tons of Pacific cod this fall after some quota went unused by other fleets. Krista Milani, from the National... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New wastewater plant opens in UnalaskaFollowing a legal dispute with federal regulators which the city eventually set
New wastewater plant opens in Unalaska
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
Following a legal dispute with federal regulators which the city eventually settled out of court, Unalaska's new wastewater treatment plant went into operation last month. While finishing touches still remain, "It's up and running and they're... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Whale carcass found in Oakland Estuary towed to remote locationALAMEDA -- A large whale carcass found lodged under an Alameda pier in the Oakl
Whale carcass found in Oakland Estuary towed to remote location
Inside Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A large whale carcass found lodged under an Alameda pier in the Oakland Estuary this week was towed away Thursday morning to a remote location where scientists can determine a cause of death, according to the Marine Mammal Center in... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Whale carcass found in Oakland Estuary towed to remote locationALAMEDA -- A large whale carcass found lodged under an Alameda pier in the Oakl
Whale carcass found in Oakland Estuary towed to remote location
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A large whale carcass found lodged under an Alameda pier in the Oakland Estuary this week was towed away Thursday morning to a remote location where scientists can determine a cause of death, according to the Marine Mammal Center in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Aug. 27, 2015The cost of the delay is over $1.5 million, which could fund teachers. Of cours
Aug. 27, 2015
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
The cost of the delay is over $1.5 million, which could fund teachers. Of course, we, the taxpayers, will end up paying for it. Not my choice of how my tax dollars are spent. Yvonne Moody, Southport Abortion compromise Since abortions represent a... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuaryALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland E
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuary
Inside Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland Estuary, officials said, lodged under a pier where marine mammal researchers had a difficult time getting a look at it. The whale was found close to the Marina Village... Read more
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The Mercury News
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuaryALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland E
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuary
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland Estuary, officials said, lodged under a pier where marine mammal researchers had a difficult time getting a look at it. The whale was found close to the Marina Village... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuaryALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland E
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuary
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland Estuary, officials said, lodged under a pier where marine mammal researchers had a difficult time getting a look at it. The whale was found close to the Marina Village... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in EstuaryALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland E
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in Estuary
Inside Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland Estuary, officials said, lodged under a pier where marine mammal researchers had a difficult time getting a look at it. The whale was found close to the Marina Village... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in EstuaryALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland E
Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in Estuary
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
ALAMEDA -- A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland Estuary, officials said, lodged under a pier where marine mammal researchers had a difficult time getting a look at it. The whale was found close to the Marina Village... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Dead Whale Found Floating in Oakland EstuaryA dead whale was found floating in the Oakland Estuary on Wednesday morning, ac
Dead Whale Found Floating in Oakland Estuary
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
A dead whale was found floating in the Oakland Estuary on Wednesday morning, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The U.S. Coast Guard notified the fisheries service of a stranded whale floating in the waters between Alameda and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Land Commissioner says he's taking on environmentalistsTexas Land Commissioner George P. Bush says he's teaming up with land commissio
Land Commissioner says he's taking on environmentalists
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush says he's teaming up with land commissioners from Wisconsin to Hawaii to stop environmentalists "from taking advantage of American taxpayers." One area that could be affected includes Fort Hood. "The... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget Sound SEATTLE (AP) - A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal govern
Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget Sound
KOMO Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal government for allowing farm-raised salmon in Puget Sound. Wild Fish Conservancy sent a letter Tuesday to the National... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget SoundSEATTLE (AP) - A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal governme
Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget Sound
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal government for allowing farm-raised salmon in Puget Sound. Wild Fish Conservancy sent a letter Tuesday to the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Environmental Protection... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget SoundSEATTLE (AP) — A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal governme
Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget Sound
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal government for allowing farm-raised salmon in Puget Sound. Wild Fish Conservancy sent a letter Tuesday to the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Environmental Protection... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Expanse of warm water dubbed the blob consumes North PacificPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Weird things are happening off the Pacific Coast. And at
Expanse of warm water dubbed the blob consumes North Pacific
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Weird things are happening off the Pacific Coast. And at the center of the action is a warm-water mass that scientists call "the blob." It's turning the coastal ecosystem on its head. Species are dying along Washington, Oregon... Read more
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Business Wire
Leaders Gather to Commemorate Historic Demolition of San Clemente DamPACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elected officials, conservation groups
Leaders Gather to Commemorate Historic Demolition of San Clemente Dam
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elected officials, conservation groups and community leaders gathered in Carmel Valley today to tour and commemorate the long-awaited demolition of the San Clemente Dam. The event, hosted by California American... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, August 20, 2015Alaska News Nightly: Second body recovered from slide, crews hone in on the t
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Second body recovered from slide, crews hone in on the third Rachel Waldholz, KCAW – Sitka Search crews have recovered two bodies from the Kramer Avenue landslide in Sitka. One man remains missing but... Read more
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Alaska Public
As fur seal numbers in the Aleutians decline, one population is curiously thriving Northern fur seal pups on St. Paul Island, Alaska. NOAA photo. Northern fur
As fur seal numbers in the Aleutians decline, one population is curiously thriving
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Northern fur seal pups on St. Paul Island, Alaska. NOAA photo. Northern fur seals have been declining for decades in their stronghold on St. Paul Island in Alaska’s... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Federal officials expand critical monk seal habitatHONOLULU (AP) - Endangered monk seals are getting more protection on parts of H
Federal officials expand critical monk seal habitat
Hawaii News Now / Posted 13 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - Endangered monk seals are getting more protection on parts of Hawaii's main islands. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that it was expanding critical habitat for the species to require a review... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Feds extend protections of Hawaiian monk seals to state’s main islandsIn a decision released Tuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra
Feds extend protections of Hawaiian monk seals to state’s main islands
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
In a decision released Tuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration designated waters and certain beaches around all the main Hawaiian Islands as critical habitat for the seals. The designation means that any activity requiring a... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze liftedWork is resuming on the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project under spending gui
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze lifted
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 16 days ago
Work is resuming on the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project under spending guidelines put in place by Gov. Bill Walker’s administration. The overall cost for the proposed 705-foot dam in the upper reaches of the Susitna River has been pegged at... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Dredging suit uphill battle for St. Johns River watchdog, but don't rule out more protectionsThe St. Johns Riverkeeper faces a tough battle as it prepares to file a federal
Dredging suit uphill battle for St. Johns River watchdog, but don't rule out more protections
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
The St. Johns Riverkeeper faces a tough battle as it prepares to file a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over controversial plans to dredge the river, a $766 million project that has provoked a passionate and years-long debate... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Sport fishermen win greater share of red snapper catchOn Thursday, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council increased the share
Sport fishermen win greater share of red snapper catch
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 days ago
On Thursday, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council increased the share of the catch going to recreational fishermen — made up of charter boats and non-commercial anglers. The council met in New Orleans. The change gives recreational... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Sport fishermen win greater share of red snapper catchOn Thursday, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council increased the share
Sport fishermen win greater share of red snapper catch
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 days ago
On Thursday, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council increased the share of the catch going to recreational fishermen — made up of charter boats and non-commercial anglers. The council met in New Orleans. The change gives recreational... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentSENATORS-ADDICTION TREATMENT Maine senators seek increased access to addiction
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
SENATORS-ADDICTION TREATMENT Maine senators seek increased access to addiction treatment AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's U.S. senators are calling on the federal government to provide more access to treatment for people who are addicted to... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New cutbacks on Maine recreational fishing for cod, haddockPORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine fishing regulators are enacting new restrictions o
New cutbacks on Maine recreational fishing for cod, haddock
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine fishing regulators are enacting new restrictions on recreational fishermen who fish for cod and haddock. Maine's new rules went into effect on Aug. 8 and apply to charter, party and recreational fishing vessels in state... Read more
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FOX News
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasATLANTA – The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
ATLANTA – The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import 18 beluga whales from Russia was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the requirements of a law meant to protect... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasATLANTA — The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
Savannah Morning News / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA — The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import 18 beluga whales from Russia was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the requirements of a law meant to protect... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasThe Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import 18 beluga whales from Russia was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the requirements of a law meant to protect marine... Read more
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ABC News
Georgia Aquarium Battles Federal Government Over BelugasThe Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import
Georgia Aquarium Battles Federal Government Over Belugas
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import 18 beluga whales from Russia was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the requirements of a law meant to protect marine... Read more
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FOX 5 Atlanta
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasBy KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Aquarium says a
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
FOX 5 Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import beluga whales was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the law's... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its pe
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import beluga whales was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the law's requirements. Lawyers for the two sides faced... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import beluga whales was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the law's requirements. Lawyers for the two sides faced off in... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its pe
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import beluga whales was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the law's requirements. Lawyers for the two sides faced... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugasATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its pe
Georgia Aquarium battles federal government over belugas
Bennington Banner / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Aquarium says a government agency's denial of its permit to import beluga whales was arbitrary and capricious, but the government argues the aquarium failed to meet the law's requirements. Lawyers for the two sides faced... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is liftedANCHORAGE — Work is resuming on the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project under
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is lifted
Juneau Empire / Posted 18 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Work is resuming on the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project under spending guidelines put in place by Gov. Bill Walker’s administration. The overall cost for the proposed 705-foot dam in the upper reaches of the Susitna River has been... Read more
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The Columbian
State to limit Kalama River chinook passageOn a sunny late summer day, anglers just want the chance to catch fall chinook
State to limit Kalama River chinook passage
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
On a sunny late summer day, anglers just want the chance to catch fall chinook and steelhead on the Kalama River. But a boatload of bureaucracy that governs fishing on the river is standing in the way. Those competing forces have risen to the... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Fishing the North Coast: Quota reached — North Coast halibut season cut shortThe ocean was teeming with boats on Wednesday, and likely for a variety of reas
Fishing the North Coast: Quota reached — North Coast halibut season cut short
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
The ocean was teeming with boats on Wednesday, and likely for a variety of reasons; two-foot swells, sun-drenched weather, tuna water 20 miles offshore, a good salmon and rockfish bite at the Cape. But the biggest reason was because it happened to... Read more
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The Advocate
Oyster beds still recovering after storms, oil spillFor the first time in its 100-year-plus history, one of New Orleans’ biggest oy
Oyster beds still recovering after storms, oil spill
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
For the first time in its 100-year-plus history, one of New Orleans’ biggest oyster dealers has resorted to importing oysters to subsidize demand for the shellfish delicacy, which in recent years, dealers say, has become hard to harvest in the... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsNEW ORLEANS (AP) � Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers � ranging from Vietnamese-Amer
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
The Gadsden Times / Posted 20 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) � Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers � ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen � rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke... Read more
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The Advocate
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsDozens of Louisiana shrimpers — ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fish
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers — ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen — rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke out at a meeting of... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
North Carolina News - WPMI Local 15Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports August 12, 2015 16
North Carolina News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 20 days ago
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports August 12, 2015 16:35 CDT Eds: Updates to link photo. With AP Photos.By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers -- ranging from Vietnamese-Americans... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Amer
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 20 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Amer
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Amer
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Amer
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 20 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp importsNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Amer
Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke... Read more
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