May 16—CONCORD — A key Senate committee has flatly rejected House-passed legislation for New Hampshire to join coastal states from Massachusetts to Florida that allow scuba divers to fish for lobsters.

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee instead is recommending a two-year, $100,000 pilot program to recover "derelict" fishing gear from the bottom of the ocean.

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