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United Fishermen, politicians, Native communities worry about aquaculture

...Vinsel, of the Juneau-based United Fisherman of Alaska. "I invite and encourage you to hold public hearings." Bill Hogarth, assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries, told the local speakers that NOAA will solicit public input on its legislation...
Federal panel concedes to Alaska on aquaculture

...written down as a draft. "It's really a huge point," said Brown, a geneticist at Virginia Commonwealth University. Bill Hogarth, an assistant administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service, said offshore aquaculture development "is...
Feds urged to launch halibut charter quota plan

...still haven't drafted regulations. The council voted 9-1 Friday to urge National Marine Fisheries Service Director Bill Hogarth to act on the plan for Individual Fishing Quotas, or IFQs, which the council approved in 2001. The U.S. secretary...

...Seafood Cook-Off has grown in popularity each year and we're thrilled to be a part of this meaningful event," said Bill Hogarth of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, and event sponsor. "Through their participation, each of these...
Japan argues during conference for right to hunt minke whales

...consumed much of the morning agenda Wednesday at the annual meeting of the 77-nation commission. Commission chairman Bill Hogarth of the United States said it was clear there was no consensus. He agreed to Japan's request to keep the matter open...
Fishermen group opposes proposal

...misconceptions and myths that are circulating about aquaculture. Fishing and aquaculture are complementary technologies," said Bill Hogarth, director of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service, in a teleconference Monday. "It...
Federal agency calls for offshore fish farming raise halibut in Alaska, for example, because the state already has a viable commercial halibut fishery, said Bill Hogarth, director of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service. But at present, 70 percent of U.S. seafood is imported...
Parts of Aleutians closed to trawling

...sweeping closures last year. "This rule exemplifies a conservative approach to fishery management," said NMFS Director Bill Hogarth. Most areas trawled intensively in the Aleutians in prior years will remain open, but other spots containing unique...
Empire editorial: NOAA project must move forward

...Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282. John Oliver, Deputy Administrator for Operations, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic...
Halibut harvest could force showdown with fishermen, council

...has not authorized the limited-entry program in the past four years. Furthermore, the agency's top administrator Bill Hogarth recently asked the North Pacific council to "reaffirm" its original decision. Much is at stake in the council's...


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