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Board rejects environmental review supporting aquarium fishing on Oahu

  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to deny an environmental review of permits to allow aquarium fishing off Oahu. Above, a school of yellow tang swims off the coast of Hawaii in this undated photo.

    OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

    The state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to deny an environmental review of permits to allow aquarium fishing off Oahu. Above, a school of yellow tang swims off the coast of Hawaii in this undated photo.

The latest proposal to bring commercial aquarium fishing back to Hawaii has failed after the state Board of Land and Natural Resources refused to accept an environmental study detailing the impacts of the industry on Oahu. Read more

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