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   New Mississippi Rule On Oysters Not Based On Science, Vietnamese Group Says In Lawsuit
by Robin Fitzgerald, Sun Herald
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:07PM EST

BILOXI - A lawsuit alleges the state’s ban on basket dredges for harvesting oysters was illegally based on “personal opinion and conjecture” and erodes the livelihood of Vietnamese American fishers.

Thao Vu and the Mississippi Coalition for Vietnamese-American Fisher Folks are suing the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources over a ban its Commission on Marine Resources recommended. The ban went in effect Sept. 1.

The lawsuit, filed Oct. 16 in Harrison County Chancery Court in Biloxi, is appealing the ban.

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