Marine industry uses ‘line-sitters’ at meeting on beluga permit

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By Elizabeth Batt

Silver Spring – Yesterday’s public meeting at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., tackled the issue of Georgia Aquarium’s recent permit application to import 18 belugas from Russia. But there were a few attendees there who were clearly fish out of water.

And nobody knew who they were at first, until they began to change from stockinged caps to suits before entering the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Center Friday

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