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By: Elwood BrehmerAlaska Journal of CommercePost date: Fri, 10/20/2017 - 1:25pm As the state Department of Law announced an appeal to the Supreme Court, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott wrote a letter to a sponsor of a ballot initiative emphasizing the decision is about upholding the Constitution and not [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
Coast Guard aircrews have delivered equipment and air assets to Cold Bay in advance of the winter fishery season, to reduce the time to initiate search and rescue response times around Bristol Bay, the Bering Sea and the Aleutian Islands. The Cold Bay forward operating location includes one MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Unalaska's clinic is asking for $700,000 in emergency funding; the City of King Cove has denied backroom dealings with the Trump administration; and tomorrow is KUCB's annual pledge drive. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
For the first time since 2013, Kodiak crabbers might be able to drop pots for Tanners in mid-January. “I'd say it's the best chance we've had in the last five years,” said Nat Nichols, area shellfish/groundfish manager at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Kodiak. Crab stocks must reach strict [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Parent company North Pacific Seafoods settles with EPA for failing to report stored ammonia, and will pay $46,000 and spend $175,000 on energy efficiency upgrades. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Unalaska's clinic is investigating a security breach; a member of Gov. Walker's cabinet is taking a key position at the EPA; and today marks the 150th anniversary of the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:38pmKodiak is at the center of a national push to produce biofuels from seaweeds. Agents from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, ARPA-E, recently traveled to the island to meet with a team of academics, scientists, businesses and [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: Molly DischnerFor the JournalPost date: Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:38pm Following years of work and pleas from fishermen, electronic monitoring systems will be deployed on up to 165 Alaska longline and pot boats in 2018. The camera systems are designed to record catch and bycatch to replace human observers [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: Elwood BrehmerAlaska Journal of CommercePost date: Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:38pm Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council staff eye samples through microscopes from the 2016 “bioblitz” in the waters and infrastructure around Valdez. No non-native species were turned up in the survey. (Photo/Courtesy/Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries

 

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