Wash. bans sale, trade of shark fins


12 May 2011

Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed legislation that prohibits the sale, trade or distribution of shark fins or derivative products in the state of Washington. Supporters including the Humane Society of the United States say Senate Bill 5688 reduces pressure on sharply declining populations of sharks.


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