Dec 29, 2006

Fishermen's opposition to Samorock pier rises.

Opposition rises among lobstermen opposed to Samoset's second attempt to build and operate a private pier nearby the Rockland Breakwater. See also Lobstermen's 2001 opposition and that of their community to Samoset's first attempt.

* WCSH TV Portland, Bangor Maine Dec 29, 2006
"A proposal for a New Pier in Rockland has local lobstermen boiling...."

* Village Soup News, Knox County, Maine. " Dec 28, 2006 A petition suggesting Rockland take a stand for the Rockland Harbor lobstermen was delivered late Friday evening to City Hall...."

* Courier Gazette Rockland, Maine "A petition signed by 23 lobstermen has been filed with the city in opposition to the proposed Samoset marina next to the Rockland Breakwater. The petition will be presented to the city council..."

* Feds opposed earlier Samoset pier plan for rockland Breakwater 5 years ago. Read letter from National Marine Fisheries Service

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