DSCC statement: Voting corrections show majority in European Parliament support ending destructive deep-sea bottom trawling

Date: December 17, 2013

On 10 December 2013, the European Parliament votedon a proposalto regulate EU Deep Sea fisheries in the North East Atlantic. The Parliament narrowly decided (by 342 to 326) to reject a proposaltophase out targeted deep-­‐sea bottom trawling and bottom gillnetting.

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