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MEDIA ADVISORY

For immediate release:
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
For more information contact:
Adrienne Esposito, Executive Director, 516-390-7150, 631-384-1378 (mobile), aesposito@citizenscampaign.org

CCE TELLS ATLANTIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION "NO" TO LOBSTER MORATORIUM

CCE Testifies in Rhode Island in Support of Lobstermen and to offer Altneraative Options

WHO: William Cooke, Director of Government Relations, Citizens Campaign for the Environment will be attending Rhode Island meeting.

WHAT: CCE will testify against a moratorium on lobster harvesting in waterways from Cape Cod, MA to Cape May, NJ. The ASMFC’s Lobster Management Board will be hearing public comment on alternative management options. CCE will be advocating for alternative efforts that are reasonable and sustainable.

WHEN: 10am – 5pm. Thursday, July 22nd 2010

WHERE: Crowne Plaza at the Crossings Hotel
               801 Greenwich Avenue
               Warwick, Rhode Island

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Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) empowers communities and advocates solutions for our shared environment and public health and is supported by over 80,000 members throughout New York State and Connecticut. www.citizenscampaign.org

updated by seckel  7/21/10