The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico hasn't impacted fishermen in New England—not yet anyway—but they've got issues of their own:

Still, New England fishermen are facing a legion of problems themselves, from depleted fish stocks to what they consider overly burdensome regulations governing when, where and how much they can fish.

Yeah, depleted fish stocks are a huge problem... but it's a problem that might not have grown so large if fishing regulations were more burdensome—in New England and everywhere else. (It was nice to know ya, blue-fin tuna.)