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Chile, U.S. sign marine agreements in Juneau

...Fisheries Service agreed to send scientists to Chile to research (marine) issues further," said Ron Berg, deputy regional administrator for NMFS' Alaska regional office. Among the agreements: NMFS will send a scientist to Chile to discuss...
Feds must decide on listing ice seals as threatened

...molting period. The Center for Biological Diversity has sued to reverse the decision. John Kurland, acting deputy regional administrator of NOAA, said the agency has been studying spotted, ringed and bearded seals. Spotted seals had a similar...
EPA: Reevaluate Kensington mine alternative

...follow our regulations and go through the prescribed processes," wrote Michael Gearheard, EPA's acting deputy regional administrator for Region 10, which includes Alaska, in a July 14 letter to the Corps. Gearheard said Thursday his letter...
EPA standing ground regarding Kensington mine

...the disposal options. He estimated this would take about eight months. According to Gearheard, an acting deputy regional administrator, the letter was vetted at high levels and part of a "national conversation" within the agency before it...
Southeast mine proposed for federal cleanup list

...environment will require Superfund's comprehensive cleanup toolbox," said Dan Opalski, EPA's acting Deputy Regional Administrator in Seattle. Public comments will be accepted for 60 days. The Federal Register Notice, with instructions...
Council shuts down trawling grounds to preserve corals

...pleased that the council is taking a conservative stance in regard to habitat conservation," said Ron Berg, deputy regional administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Juneau. Deep-sea coral gardens became a controversial issue...
Juneau Empire Online Local: Subsistence clock is ticking 9/7/97

...Service would be one of the federal agencies that would step up management under the new rules. Ron Berg, deputy regional administrator for the fisheries service, said the agency's current budget could be reprioritized, but as it is there...
Don Collinsworth

...commissioner of Fish and Game under Gov. Sheffield and Gov. Cowper. Before he retired in 1997, he was the deputy regional administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Juneau. With a spirit that was larger than life itself, he...


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