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For Starters, Enforce the Law

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Dear Source:
"Long-term Pain from Short-Term Gain: Commercial Divers Take Big Risks" is a good story, well written on an important topic. However, I think the most important item was left to the last paragraph — gill net fishing is illegal. This where our government is broken and where a remedy is very simple — enforce the law.
Not only is the lack of enforcement of the law hurting the divers, it is devastating the fishery. Officials claim that there needs to be more research or more regulations is just silly.

Don Buchanan
St. Croix

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