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Outgoing City Councilor John Waldron calls Unalaska's deputy police chief a "convicted liar"; democrats in Congress write President Trump to overrule EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt; and what how the Trump administration talks about climate change means for Alaska. [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
The Trump Administration's EPA is now seeking public input on its decision to reverse its 2014 Proposed Determination to add specific protections to water quality in the Bristol Bay watershed. The 2014 Determination would have ensured large-scale mining did not cause irreversible harm to habitat that sustains the world's largest [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: UFA Updates
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has set the Bering Sea snow crab harvest limit at 18.961,000 pounds, with 17,064,900 pounds for community development quota entities. That's down from a total allowable catch of 21,570,000 pounds in the 2016/2017 season. The fishery opens on Oct. 15 and runs through May 15 [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Harvest limits for Bering Sea snow crab fishery are set at 18,961,000 pounds, with 17,064,900 pounds for holders of individual fishing quota and 1,896,100 pounds for community development quota entities. That's down from the 2016 TAC of 21,570,000 pounds, which was down dramatically from the previous year's TAC. The fishery [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Results of 2017 surveys and preliminary modeling for the 2018 Pacific cod stock assessment show a 71 percent reduction in the Gulf of Alaska bottom trawl survey Pacific cod biomass estimate from 2015 to 2017. The news came to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee and [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
October is National Seafood Month, and Chris Oliver, recently appointed assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries, is urging everyone to get out there and enjoy some seafood.“Health experts, say people should double their intake of seafood and the good news is there is plenty to choose from,” said Olive.The former executive [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Act Now! Pebble Mine Comments Due [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: United Fishermen of Alaska
Fishing outlooks for some of Alaska's largest catches are running the gamut from celebratory (salmon) to relief (Bering Sea crab) to catastrophic (cod). First the bad news. Stakeholders were stunned to learn that surveys, which determine yearly catches, yielded the lowest numbers ever for Pacific cod in the federally managed waters of [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Source: NFI Media Youtube
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
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