Senator to introduce critical fisheries legislation

Updated: June 11, 2009, 5:06 PM ET
ESPNOutdoors.com Press Services

WASHINTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) announced today that he will introduce legislation in the Senate, authored in the House by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), that will bring much-needed science-based modernization and flexibility to the outdated federal rules currently stifling America's once thriving fishing industry.

"We need better science and more flexibility in our fishing management regulations. We can rebuild fishing stocks and allow for ...

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