Maine Congressional Delegation Urges European Commission to Reject Swedish Proposal to Ban Lobsters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the European Union (EU) moves forward with its consideration of Sweden’s request to ban all live imports of American lobster, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today sent a letter to the European Commission once again speaking out against the proposal and urging them to take into consideration the peer-reviewed science and potential economic repercussions of such a ban.