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Alaskans weigh in on Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization

...congressional hearing on the Magnuson-Stevens Act today. The Senate's Subcommittee...perspectives on the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization currently underway...strengthened to make the Magnuson Stevens Act more effective in the enforcement...
Commercial fishing groups, feds, testify on salmon management

...the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Act.The salmon FMP for federal waters...FMP is required by the Magnuson-Stevens Act.The final rule implementing that...situations, whether the Magnuson-Stevens Act precludes referring management...
Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

The newest version of the Magnuson-Stevens Act out for discussion adds subsistence users and Tribal governments to the fisheries management law and has the potential to create...
Begich holds fisheries meeting

...Fairbanks and commercial fishermen in Kodiak. The sessions revolve around the re-authorization of the Magnuson-Stevens act, a federal law that covers marine fisheries in the U.S. and is now being reworked for the first time in nearly a...
Walmarts to continue stocking local salmon

...Wednesday in the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska to speak with sport fishing representatives about the Magnuson Stevens Act. The seafood controversy began in January 2012 when much of Alaska's fish packing industry opted out of the MSC certification...
Management challenge: 'fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...stated the federal council should retain oversight of state salmon management, which it argues is not meeting Magnuson-Stevens Act national standards. Later on this past summer, a group representing setnetters sued the Department of Fish and Game...
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Federal Subsistence Board under fire

...Indian Affairs hearing on food security and a Magnuson-Stevens Act listening session on Saturday at the convention. The Magnuson-Stevens Act is a law governing marine fisheries management in the...
20th Kenai River Classic turns to Silvers

...recreational fisheries. They urged Begich to make sure that recreational fishing is better addressed when the Magnuson-Stevens Act is reauthorized in 2014. On Tuesday, Classic participants held a Legislative update from officials with the Alaska...
Longtime fisherman gives insight on salmon decline

...adverse ocean conditions and trawling cause the decline during this period? Not likely. Remember, the Magnuson-Stevens Act became law in the 1970's, establishing the 200 mile coastal zone, it stopped high seas drift netting and prescribed...
Revisions to federal fisheries act released for public review

...fisheries could see changes under the discussion draft proposed by the House Natural Resources Committee.The Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA, was up for reauthorization this year but that process won't be finalized until 2014.The House Natural...


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