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Voices of the Peninsula: Connecting the coast: bycatch in the Bering Sea

...processors, and consumers of halibut: keep the Bering Sea on your radar. This impacts you.In June, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council will decide whether or not to reduce the cap on Bering Sea halibut bycatch for the first time in decades...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-29/voices-of-the-peninsula-connectin
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Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...and Management Act (MSA).To set the record straight, I have always applauded and supported the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council for creating an unparalleled system of fisheries management. Through foresight and willingness, our...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-14/don-young-setting-the-record-stra
Opinion
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...destroyed because of this lack of activity."The groups made the request in a letter sent this week to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, which is looking at the issue in Anchorage next week. The reduction is among alternatives proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-04/alaska-groups-seek-cut-in-salmon-cau
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Voices of Alaska: Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries

Our lone Congressman, Don Young, recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize our federal fisheries management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-11/voices-of-alaska-young-seeks-to-u
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Casting shadows during Sunshine Week

...reporter DJ Summers heard there had been a letter sent from a federal agency to Walker regarding upcoming North Pacific Fishery Management Council nominations.We asked Katie Moritz from our sister paper the Juneau Empire to stop by his office to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-28/casting-shadows-during-sunshine-w
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Charter group proposes plan to acquire commercial halibut quota

...bigger piece of the fishery on the other side of the Alaska Peninsula.During its February meeting, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council finalized a working group to complete an initial analysis of CATCH, a program that would potentially...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-15/charter-group-proposes-plan-to-acqui
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Gov. names Hull, Mezirow as top picks federal fishery panel

...JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Gov. Bill Walker named two Alaska fishermen as his top picks to serve on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The 11-voting member council manages most fisheries in federal waters. The terms of two Alaska members...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-14/gov-names-hull-mezirow-as-top-picks-
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Maw under investigation over residency

...to a question from Stoltze. Maw said the commercial organization was asking for assistance from the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, and that any perceived antagonism between the drift association and the state board did not reflect...

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

...to a question from Stoltze.Maw said the commercial organization was asking for assistance from the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, and that any perceived antagonism between the drift association and the state board did not reflect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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Governor appoints Cotten to Fish and Game position

...of Fisheries and Board of Game members interviewed. He is a former legislator and has served on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. In addition, Walker appointed Chris Hladick as commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/governor-appoints-cotten-to-fish-and
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