Proposed bill to allow commercial fishing in municipal waters nixed

β€œIn stark contrast to HB 7853, HB 7524 seeks to protect coastal communities and municipal waters against all forms of profit-oriented and environmentally-destructive projects, including entry of large-scale commercial fishing fleets within the municipal fishing grounds. We vow to support and uphold any bill that would be favorable to small fishers, and oppose any measure that is deemed disadvantageous to the already impoverished sector,” added Hicap.

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