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The Trump Administration's $4.4 trillion federal budget for next year takes some mean whacks to programs that affect fisheries. Off the top, the spending plan unveiled on Feb. 12 cuts the budget for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by 20 percent to $4.6 billion. Among other things, NOAA manages the [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press JUNEAU — The company that wants to build a copper and gold mine near a major Alaska salmon fishery should receive strict scrutiny because of the fishery's cultural and economic importance, a regional U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official said Wednesday. Chris Hladick, whose four-state region includes Alaska, [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: TradexFoods Youtube
Dear UFA members and friends, This week the Senate Finance committee Fish and Game budget subcommittee started with an overview, while the House F&G subcommittee entertained amendments and will be closing out this coming week, as are most of the other House finance subcommittees. Senate State Affairs will hear and [...]
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: UFA Updates
The Prince William Sound Pacific cod fishery has opened with a 992,080-pound guideline harvest level, of which 85 percent, or 843,268 pounds is earmarked for longline gear and 15 percent, or 148,812 pounds is allocated to vessels using pot or jig gear. The opener at noon on Thursday, Feb. 15, came [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Consideration of an adjustment in prohibited species catch limits of Chinook salmon by catcher vessels in the Gulf of Alaska will get another round of review by federal fisheries managers. That was the decision of the North Pacific after testimony and discussion regarding a lengthy initial review draft during its February [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Becky Martello, executive director of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, has announced her resignation. [...]
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: Deckboss
The Coast Guard has initiated a Class I Civil Penalty against the owner of the vessels Alaska Patriot and Alaska Pioneer after the Alaska Patriot was left adrift and derelict approximately 172 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in December 2017. [...]
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: USCG Alaska Blog
Unalaska's new city manager will start March 19; some island residents want the city to ban single-use plastic bags; and the Raiders basketball teams started their road trip with two victories in Tok. [...]
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts

 

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