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NOAA Re-opens One-Third of Closed Gulf Fishing Area

July 23, 2010 1:17 pm NOAA re-opened 26,388 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational fishing on Thursday, July 22, 2010. The reopening of a third of the overall closed area was announced after consultation with FDA and under a re-opening protocol agreed to by NOAA, the FDA, and the Gulf states. Since mid-June, NOAA data have shown […]