PORTLAND — A coalition of diverse groups is launching a campaign to raise public awareness about pollution they say is threatening Maine's lobster population.
The Maine Lobster Council, Ready Seafood Co., the Maine Restaurant Association, the University of Maine's Darling Marine Center and the Natural Resources Council of Maine are holding a press conference Tuesday to announce the campaign.
They say that carbon pollution from cars, power plants and elsewhere is warming and acidifying ocean waters, posing a threat to the Gulf of Maine lobster population.
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National Fisherman Live: 3/10/15
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March date set for disaster aid dispersal
Oregon LNG project could disrupt fishing
NOAA tweaks gear marking requirement
N.C. launches first commercial/recreational dock
Spiny lobster traps limits not well received
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