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Restoring The Nation's Oldest Fishery

Earthjustice attorney Roger Fleming focuses on east coast issues as part of a core oceans litigation team. Since 2007, Fleming has worked with local fishermen to promote healthy ocean ecosystems in New England, an area that is often referred to as the poster child for bad fisheries management. Over the years, Earthjustice has had a string of victories that have led to more sustainable fisheries on the east coast.

Attorney Roger Fleming discusses his work with local fishermen to promote healthy ocean ecosystems along the East Coast.

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