Robert Newberry http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Maryland Sued Over Menhaden Quota Reductions http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-sued-over-menhaden-quota-reductions <p>Watermen and farmers have filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to over turn new regulations that reduce the Menhaden quota.</p><p>Captain Robert Newberry, a spokesman for the group, told WBOC that he believes the Chesapeake Bay should not be regulated like the Atlantic Ocean.</p><p>The cut in the quota is the result of the state seeking federal grant money.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Maryland Attorney General issued a statement last yesterday saying that the new rules are lawful.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:06:52 +0000 Don Rush 43340 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland Sued Over Menhaden Quota Reductions