Fishermen say offshore monument, fishing ban cannot stand

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (April 13, 2022, 8:03 p.m. EDT) — President Joe Biden overstepped his authority when he reinstated a ban on commercial fishing of a national ocean monument that had been rescinded by the Former President Donald Trump alleged a pair of Northeast fishermen in a retrial on Tuesday.

The Antiquities Act does not allow Biden to designate an offshore national monument because it only contemplates such actions on land, fishermen Patrick Fehily and David Malley said in their lawsuit, filed in New York federal court. Jersey. This isn’t the first time anglers have used this argument when trying to take down the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which was originally created…

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