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The DEC Needs More Funding

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Fishing regulations are getting more complicated and more important and New York State needs to increase its dedication to enforcing the rules.

Fishing regulations are getting more complicated and more important and New York State needs to increase its dedication to enforcing the rules.

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In the Field

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Mar 30, 2021
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
This will probably not be a popular suggestion and, no, it’s not an April Fools prank, but I think it’s time that New York State dedicate more funding to staffing... more

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