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Recreational fishing group voluntarily dismisses lawsuit against state over shrimp trawling

 

A recreational fishing group has dropped a lawsuit that claimed the state fisheries agency is violating the federal Clean Water Act in its management of shrimp trawling in North Carolina.

The North Carolina Coastal Fisheries Reform Group on Friday, November 6 voluntarily dismissed its claim against the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Marine Fisheries in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. A press release from NCDEQ stated the claims made by the recreational fishing group were without evidence.

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