Latest news: April 6, 2012
Interests collide over commercial-fishing proposals
By Jeremy Alford, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). April 5, 2012.
“BATON ROUGE — While the oyster industry managed to overcome opposition to a proposed permitting plan Wednesday, crab fishermen scrambled to convince lawmakers to delay legislation that would cause temporary closures based on biological data…” (Read more)
First shrimp summit seeks to foster marketing
By Cara Bayles, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). April 5, 2012.
“The state’s first-ever shrimp summit kicked off Wednesday with a meeting in Houma…” (Read more)