Federal appeals court reinstates lobster gear restrictions off Maine’s coast

Fred Bever, Maine Public Radio

Erica Fuller, a lawyer for the Conservation Law Foundation, was elated.

“To the extent the government identified these hotspots where closures were absolutely necessary for one reason or another,  it was important to support additional protections for these areas, including getting line out of the water where they had to get it out of the water,” Fuller said.

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