State appeals court says lawsuit over shrimp trawling can move forward

State appeals court says lawsuit over shrimp trawling can move forward

September 11th, 2022

A lawsuit challenging how North Carolina manages coastal fisheries can go to court, the state Court of Appeals ruled earlier this week.

The three-judge appellate court unanimously affirmed Tuesday a Wake County trial judge’s 2021 ruling that denied the state’s request to dismiss the suit brought by the Coastal Conservation Association North Carolina, or CCA NC, and 86 individuals in 2020.

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