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Overfishing Regulations

When congress renewed the Magnuson-Stevens fishery conservation and management act in 1996 it was supposed to help rebuild fish stocks badly depleted due to overfishing.

The act set a 10 year time limit for rebuilding and those ten years are almost up. But according to a study being published next month by the University of New Hampshire professor Andrew Rosenberg, things haven't gone exactly as planned.

Click the listen link to hear Doctor Rosenberg conversation with Bob Oakes about the findings.

This program aired on July 24, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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