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Another Setback for Maine’s Booming Seaweed Industry

Another Setback for Maine's Booming Seaweed Industry ORONO, Maine – State lawmakers in Maine have struck down a bill that would have protected the rights of workers to harvest rockweed in intertidal zones. In most states, intertidal land is public, but in Maine, it belongs to the person who owns the land up to the shore, and many of those landowners are fighting to keep harvesters away. Seaweed is a booming business in Maine, and rockweed makes up 95% of the harvest. ...(Read More)

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