Energy & Environment

Hawaii Fishermen in Uproar About Cascade of Environmental Protections

·By Sophie Cocke

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UPDATED Fishermen worry that monk seal and coral protections could impact fishing.

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  1. A previous version of this story stated that commercial fishermen brought in 3 million pounds of fish in 2010, valued at $6.5 million. However, these numbers were February only. The story has been updated with the correct figures for all of 2010.