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Listen: New Rules Could Put Fisherman At Risk03:38

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Independent fisherman in Massachusetts are saying that new federal fishing regulations will drive them out of business.

To get a sense of the rationale behind the rules, WBUR spoke to Paul Diadoti, the director of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries. He says the regulations aren't designed to endanger fisherman — but that doesn't mean they won't.

This program aired on April 30, 2010.

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