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Reps. Lieu and Fitzpatrick Roll Out Bipartisan Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act

By | Headquarters, Sea Turtles

Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), both Members of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, rolled out the bipartisan Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, which would phase out the use of large mesh drift gillnets off the coast of California and set a path toward more sustainable fishing in the region.

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