Omega Protein, the nation’s largest menhaden processing operation, is often under fire for its fishing practices inside the Chesapeake Bay. But angler and environmentalist concerns reached a boiling point the last two years, when fish spills sent dead menhaden onto Virginia beaches.
But Omega’s fishing partners, Ocean Harvesters, say they have a plan to stop the problem. They just debuted the first “fish spill response vessel”.
Cheryl Costello explains, there are mixed opinions on whether this solution is enough. Watch below: