Legislative makes an attempt to place a two-year moratorium on the menhaden discount fishery within the Chesapeake Bay and develop the time interval throughout which state officers can change the fishery rules died Wednesday in committee.

The Home Agriculture, Chesapeake and Pure Sources Committee unanimously voted to kill a invoice from Del. Tim Anderson, R-Virginia Seashore, that may have shut down the menhaden discount fishery within the Chesapeake Bay for 2 years whereas the Virginia Marine Sources Fee performed a examine on its impacts.

LINK (through Virginia Mercury)

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