New England Pols Push for National Lobster Day

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A group of U.S. senators from New England say the lobster’s role in the region’s heritage and economy are important enough to justify a national day of celebration, according to an article on

The senators are introducing a resolution to designate September 25, 2015, as National Lobster Day. Maine’s Angus King and Susan Collins say the crustacean deserves the honor because thousands of families rely on the multimillion dollar American lobster industry to make a living.

Read about the push to create National Lobster Day.