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From CCA News:
HOUSTON, TX (9-
Standing with CCA is the State of Louisiana, which filed an Amicus Brief in support of recreational anglers in May.
"The lines are clearly drawn," said Bill Bird, chairman of CCA's National Government Relations Committee. "The nation's fisheries are facing a united threat from those who seek to severely limit access to public marine resources through privatization schemes. This case may very well determine if this country continues to adhere to the principles of the public trust doctrine in the management of our wildlife resources, or if it will simply allow those resources to be given away to stakeholders that have joined forces to game the system."
Amendment 40, also known as sector separation, created a new charter/for-
Amendment 40 resulted in a private-
"The Environmental Defense Fund, a select few charter/for-
Oral arguments in the case are scheduled for Oct. 28 in New Orleans. Orleans.
Oral arguments in the case are scheduled for Oct. 28 in New Orleans.
United threat faces recreational angling
Red Tide Status 9-
Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was detected in background to very low concentrations in thirteen samples collected in, along, and offshore of, Manatee, Sarasota, and Charlotte counties (southwest Florida), and in very low to low concentrations in seven samples collected in, and alongshore of, Gulf County (Northwest Florida).
Additional samples collected throughout Florida this week did not contain red tide.
Tables and maps of sample results are available on Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website: (http://myfwc.com/research/redtide/events/status/statewide/).