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Governor Cuomo Seeks Federal Assistance With Scallop Die-Off

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Over 100,000 pounds of scallops are harvested each year from the Peconic Bay estuary. GREG WEHNER

Over 100,000 pounds of scallops are harvested each year from the Peconic Bay estuary. GREG WEHNER

authorGreg Wehner on Jan 11, 2020
Governor Andrew Cuomo is pleading with federal officials to declare the recent scallop die-off in Peconic Bay waters a commercial fishery disaster. If his efforts are successful, federal funds may... more

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