Old Fishing Gear Being Collected in Newburyport, MA

Photo courtesy NOAA Marine Debris Program

Newburyport News: A plan to help commercial fishermen dispose of their old and unusable fishing gear was officially launched [in Newburyport, Masssachusetts] yesterday [August14].

Derelict fishing gear disposal. Photo courtesy of NFWF

Some fishermen already have been utilizing the program, called “Fishing for Energy,” but a ceremony attended by a broad range of officials formalized the public-private initiative.

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