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Lawmakers want to know how NOAA will address scallop scuffle

PORTLAND, Maine — Two lawmakers from Maine want to know what the Silver Spring-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is doing to address trouble in the Atlantic scallop fishing industry. U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, and U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, say NOAA should work to ensure sustainability in the high-value fishery. A disagreement over ...