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Federal judge rules to keep Cook Inlet out of salmon management plan

...manages most fisheries in federal waters from three to 200 miles offshore shore under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The council action to delegate salmon management to the State of Alaska in 2011 made official what had been the policy...
Murkowski, Begich talk recreational fishing at roundtable

...Kenai River Classic Roundtable in a discussion about recreational fishing and the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act on Wednesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.Currently the MSA only addresses saltwater fishing in federal...
Murkowski gives D.C. update

...received a debriefing on the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire and chatted about recreational fishing and the Magnuson-Stevens Act at the Kenai River Classic roundtable at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex Wednesday. On Saturday, she will be...
Judge orders environmental assessment for observer program

...National Environmental Policy Act and the Magnuson-Stevens Act by failing to consider that."NMFS must prepare a supplemental...judgement in favor of The Boat Company on its Magnuson-Stevens Act, National Environmental Policy Act and Administrative...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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