US fishing coalition urges lawmaker to withdraw anti-trawling bill

US fishing groups are pushing back against proposed legislation introduced by US Rep. Mary Peltola to limit bottom trawling across the country.

Alaska Native lawmaker Mary Peltola held a listening session over salmon bycatch this month. Peltola has been vocal about the Alaska pollock industry reducing salmon bycatch.
Alaska Native lawmaker Mary Peltola held a listening session over salmon bycatch this month. Peltola has been vocal about the Alaska pollock industry reducing salmon bycatch.Photo: Salmonstate
Published 20 June 2024, 13:50Updated 20 June 2024, 13:51