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By: DJ SummersAlaska Journal of CommercePost date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:43pm Researchers walk along the Susitna River in 2012 conducting environmental studies for the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project, a proposed 750-foot dam and accompanying power-producing facility on the Susitna River. The project is on hold based on budget cuts and [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: DJ SummersAlaska Journal of CommercePost date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 2:30pm Bill Green, at left, presents one of the season's first Copper River king salmon to the Bridge Restaurant partners Patrick Hoogerhyde, center and Al Levinsohn on May 18, 2012, in Anchorage. The state is forecasting another poor run [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
The Alaska Legislature kicked off a new session this week, and lawmakers already have filed some bills of interest to the fishing industry.House Bill 56 raises limits on certain state commercial fishing loans. The sponsor is Rep. Dan Ortiz, of Ketchikan.House Bill 29 would prohibit the sale of genetically modified [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Two Alaska Sea Grant–sponsored fellows head to DC, wide range of Alaska marine policy fellowships offered, climate displacement symposium held, more. [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: Alaska Sea Grant News
Competition in the Alaska Symphony of Seafood has had a variety of wild Alaska salmon entries over the years, but never before ice cream. Yes, the food service entries in this year's event include Candied Salmon Ice Cream, from Mac Wheeler, owner of Coppa, a Juneau-based retail store whose products include [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sweden isn't giving up on a long-running battle with the U.S. and Canada over lobsters that have turned up in Swedish waters. Officials with Sweden told The Associated Press that their country is working on a new proposal about how to deal with American lobsters that have [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: National Fisherman
(Bloomberg) — There's one thing Donald Trump is already making great again: a small Canadian explorer with rights to one of the world's largest undeveloped copper and gold deposits. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has more than tripled since the U.S. election to approach a four-year high this week amid speculation the [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: National Fisherman
The last remaining stretch of the Northern California commercial Dungeness crab fishing grounds that has been closed for months because of high levels of harmful acid will open next week. From Ten Mile River in Mendocino County to Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, the approximately 50-mile stretch of coastline had been [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: National Fisherman
The United States Secretary of Commerce declared nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington as fisheries disasters on Wednesday, 18 January, opening federal coffers for relief assistance. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced each of the fisheries covered by the decision had “experienced sudden and unexpected large decreases in [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: National Fisherman
Commercial fishermen, biologists, conservationists and seafood consumers came out in force Tuesday in New Bern to stop proposed regulations that would restrict commercial fishing in North Carolina's sounds and estuaries. Several shrimp boats traveled up the Neuse River and anchored off Union Point Park for Tuesday's meeting at New Bern Riverfront [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: National Fisherman

 

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