The Public Trust Project: Omega Protein’s Private Communications Reveal Attempts to Influence Science

The Public Trust Project has just uncovered disturbing communication from within Omega Protein:

Emails unearthed in a Freedom of Information Act request indicate that representatives of Omega Protein sought to influence the official government science that determines how many Atlantic menhaden are in the ocean.

The emails also suggest that state officials in Virginia were willing to help Omega lobby to limit fishing restrictions that could be imposed to safeguard the menhaden stock…

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