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Commission calls for proposals to spend 2012 salmon funds

...000 fixed payment, plus a percentage based on their landings history from 2007 to 2011, according to National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle. Another $4.8 million was reserved for sportfishing businesses affected by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-08/commission-calls-for-proposals-to-sp
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Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...net fishery has evolved over its century-long existence to harvest salmon efficiently and cleanly. The National Marine Fisheries Service has observed the set net fisheries across the state and based on those observations the agency has deemed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
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Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze lifted

...continue to update data with field studies as necessary to prevent work from becoming stale or outdated. National Marine Fisheries Service officials have questioned the validity of some Susitna-Watana fisheries studies."The longer we stretch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-15/susitna-watana-studies-resume-after-
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Halibut bycatch limit reduced by 25 percent in Bering Sea

...reported.Two council members were recused from the vote because of their jobs in the fishing industry.The National Marine Fisheries Service says halibut bycatch makes up about 3.24 percent of the total amount of fish caught in Alaska's largest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-08/halibut-bycatch-limit-reduced-by-25-
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Alaska NPFMC members appeal recusals

...state representatives, one for an Oregon representative, and one for the Alaska Region administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service, or NMFS.Jim Balsiger, the Alaska Region NFMS administrator, will also be removed from the final vote...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-28/alaska-npfmc-members-appeal-recusals
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Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors

...put them out of business this year.Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service said the money it had been using to pay for the monitors - trained workers who collect data on fishing trips...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-05/fishermen-fear-looming-cost-of-at-se
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Charter group proposes plan to acquire commercial halibut quota

...the beginning of the 2014 halibut season. National Marine Fisheries Service fishery management specialist Julie Scheurer...charter halibut permit holders," reads a National Marine Fisheries Service, or NMFS, report on GAF usage. "These...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-15/charter-group-proposes-plan-to-acqui
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Maw under investigation over residency

...proposals." Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, questioned Maw over the UCIDA-filed lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service in 2013 that alleged mismanagement of the Cook Inlet salmon fishery. Maw's involvement with the lawsuit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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Maw under investigation over residency

...proposals."Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, questioned Maw over the UCIDA-filed lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service in 2013 that alleged mismanagement of the Cook Inlet salmon fishery. Maw's involvement with the lawsuit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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What others say: Walker may have two more fish seats to fill

...removes Alaska's majority voting block on the council and essentially makes the federal designated rep from National Marine Fisheries Service the swing vote on any decision.By law, the appointees to the council must be drawn from industry stakeholders...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-07/what-others-say-walker-may-have-t
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