Re: The Vindictive Nastiness if the EU
Originally Posted by Zaphod
It matters not one single jot Solly.
The point is that you Dutch as from July have nowhere to fish using that method.
As you've demonstrated to be ignorant on these matters, I will answer in some depth.
The ban offered new opportunities for innovation.
After the disappointing decision, Minister Schouten and the top officials of the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality immediately had digital consultations with the cutter foremen of VisNed and Vissersbond on Thursday afternoon.
In it, the Minister indicated that the European electric-pulse ban is one of the reasons for working together with the sector in the future.*The Minister refers to the financial resources ‘from the North Sea Agreement’ to accelerate innovations
“The development of replacement gear for sole fishing is a high priority.*Various parties within the sector are already developing and testing alternative tongue harnesses.*I wholeheartedly support these developments, with the hope that in time an economically and ecologically sustainable sole harness will emerge.