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In this case, Fishermen’s Finest, Inc., North Pacific Fishing, Inc., and U.S. Fishing, LLC, (Fishermen’s) appeal from the district court’s order granting summary judgment in favor of the Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce. Fishermen’s challenges the Secretary’s issuance of a final rule adopting Amendment 85 (A85) to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAIMA).
In its conclusion, the majority ruled, t]he Secretary is allowed, under [controlling precedent], to sacrifice the interest of some groups of fishermen for the benefit as the Secretary sees it of the fishery as a whole.'
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