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August 29, 1990
Citing hazards posed by "dolphin feeding" cruises, the government moved to ban all public feeding of wild dolphins, seals and other marine mammals in U.S. coastal waters. The public has 45 days to comment on the rule, which probably will take effect Jan. 1, National Marine Fisheries Service officials said. The officials worry that the feedings will disrupt natural eating habits.
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May 1, 1991 | United Press International
A Polish fishing vessel accused of operating illegally in American waters was seized in the Bering Sea by the Coast Guard and was being escorted Tuesday to a port in the Aleutian Islands, authorities said.
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NEWS
August 2, 1988
More than 40 Japanese fishing vessels were spotted beyond their prescribed North Pacific boundaries last month, and one of them evaded and then tried to ram an approaching Coast Guard cutter, officials said. "The ramming maneuver began from a dead stop," Coast Guard spokesman Ed Moreth said. "It was deliberate."
NEWS
August 29, 1990
Citing hazards posed by "dolphin feeding" cruises, the government moved to ban all public feeding of wild dolphins, seals and other marine mammals in U.S. coastal waters. The public has 45 days to comment on the rule, which probably will take effect Jan. 1, National Marine Fisheries Service officials said. The officials worry that the feedings will disrupt natural eating habits.
NEWS
July 8, 1989 | From Associated Press
The government of Canada filed a protest Friday with the State Department demanding the release of two Canadian trawlers seized by the U.S. Coast Guard in waters claimed by the United States off southeastern Alaska. Richard Boucher, a State Department spokesman, said the vessels were escorted to the port of Ketchikan after being boarded Wednesday in "U.S. territorial waters near the tip of the Alaska panhandle." The crews will be charged with illegal fishing, Boucher added.
NEWS
December 29, 1988 | From Associated Press
President Reagan on Wednesday extended the territorial waters of the United States to 12 miles from 3 miles to conform to the standard set by a U.N. agreement in 1982. The presidential proclamation said the extension will give the United States, for an additional 9 miles offshore, "a sovereignty and jurisdiction that extend to the airspace over the territorial sea, as well as to its bed and subsoil."
NEWS
May 1, 1991 | United Press International
A Polish fishing vessel accused of operating illegally in American waters was seized in the Bering Sea by the Coast Guard and was being escorted Tuesday to a port in the Aleutian Islands, authorities said.
NEWS
December 30, 1988
A day after President Reagan extended U.S. territorial waters to 12 miles, a U.S. Coast Guard vessel informed a "Russian intelligence-gathering ship" operating five miles off the coast of Manhattan Beach Thursday that it had to move out beyond the new limit, authorities said. Petty Officer Jeffrey Payne said the Soviet ship is "a vessel that we see regularly around here." "Our ship informed her of the new regulations," he said. The Soviet ship, he said, complied "without any problem."
BUSINESS
January 3, 1990 | From United Press International
Two energy companies have donated oil field equipment scraps for a program that transforms old pipe, rigs and platforms into fish habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. Galveston County officials expect to begin construction early next year on a necklace of artificial fishing reefs using 1,000 feet of 10-inch pipe dug up from a products pipeline and donated by Conoco Inc.
NEWS
August 23, 1990 | JOHN LAIDLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When he purchased his own fishing boat in 1988, Vito Ferrara dreamed of making his living from the sea, the way his family had for generations. But, two years later, those dreams have all but run aground as Ferrara struggles to pay his bills on a meager income. "I'm just starting. For me, it's pretty bad," Ferrara, 27, said. His frustration is common among New England fishermen these days, as many face financial hardships severe even for an occupation that is known for its travails.
NEWS
August 23, 1990 | JOHN LAIDLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When he purchased his own fishing boat in 1988, Vito Ferrara dreamed of making his living from the sea, the way his family had for generations. But, two years later, those dreams have all but run aground as Ferrara struggles to pay his bills on a meager income. "I'm just starting. For me, it's pretty bad," Ferrara, 27, said. His frustration is common among New England fishermen these days, as many face financial hardships severe even for an occupation that is known for its travails.
NEWS
February 4, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
A Coast Guard cutter that chased and fired on a Cuban-operated freighter returned to port in Mobile, Ala., and the skipper, Lt. Todd Gentile, said he was too cautious in failing to stop the ship for a drug inspection. The Chincoteague tailed the 250-foot Hermann for 335 miles before it escaped into Mexican waters. The Coast Guard released a videotape of the chase showing the Chincoteague firing on the Hermann's rudder and propeller area.
BUSINESS
January 3, 1990 | From United Press International
Two energy companies have donated oil field equipment scraps for a program that transforms old pipe, rigs and platforms into fish habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. Galveston County officials expect to begin construction early next year on a necklace of artificial fishing reefs using 1,000 feet of 10-inch pipe dug up from a products pipeline and donated by Conoco Inc.
NEWS
July 8, 1989 | From Associated Press
The government of Canada filed a protest Friday with the State Department demanding the release of two Canadian trawlers seized by the U.S. Coast Guard in waters claimed by the United States off southeastern Alaska. Richard Boucher, a State Department spokesman, said the vessels were escorted to the port of Ketchikan after being boarded Wednesday in "U.S. territorial waters near the tip of the Alaska panhandle." The crews will be charged with illegal fishing, Boucher added.
NEWS
December 30, 1988
A day after President Reagan extended U.S. territorial waters to 12 miles, a U.S. Coast Guard vessel informed a "Russian intelligence-gathering ship" operating five miles off the coast of Manhattan Beach Thursday that it had to move out beyond the new limit, authorities said. Petty Officer Jeffrey Payne said the Soviet ship is "a vessel that we see regularly around here." "Our ship informed her of the new regulations," he said. The Soviet ship, he said, complied "without any problem."
NEWS
December 29, 1988 | From Associated Press
President Reagan on Wednesday extended the territorial waters of the United States to 12 miles from 3 miles to conform to the standard set by a U.N. agreement in 1982. The presidential proclamation said the extension will give the United States, for an additional 9 miles offshore, "a sovereignty and jurisdiction that extend to the airspace over the territorial sea, as well as to its bed and subsoil."
NEWS
February 4, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
A Coast Guard cutter that chased and fired on a Cuban-operated freighter returned to port in Mobile, Ala., and the skipper, Lt. Todd Gentile, said he was too cautious in failing to stop the ship for a drug inspection. The Chincoteague tailed the 250-foot Hermann for 335 miles before it escaped into Mexican waters. The Coast Guard released a videotape of the chase showing the Chincoteague firing on the Hermann's rudder and propeller area.
NEWS
August 2, 1988
More than 40 Japanese fishing vessels were spotted beyond their prescribed North Pacific boundaries last month, and one of them evaded and then tried to ram an approaching Coast Guard cutter, officials said. "The ramming maneuver began from a dead stop," Coast Guard spokesman Ed Moreth said. "It was deliberate."
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