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Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...R-Alaska, has proposed a bill to change the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide fishery managers with more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. The bill includes a provision that fishery regulators should be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/obama-veto-vow-sparks-fishing-law-fight
State
Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

...Conservation and Management Act that he said will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. But...is defending his bill. He said the changes allow fishery managers to address the economic needs of fishermen.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-29/young-proposes-changes-magnuson-stevens
State
Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...added.The agency is proposing dividing up the population of humpback whales into 14 separate categories, and fisheries managers say 10 of those should be removed from the endangered list. Two will remain listed as threatened, and two others...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-whales-recovery-success-story
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Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...personal-use and subsistence users, processors and fishery managers to get together and talk about issues likely to crop up this summer.Fishery managers are again going to be challenged to conserve king...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-15/alaska-editorial-kenai-its-time-talk-
Opinion
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...Management Act that he says will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding...said the changes will allow fishery managers to address the economic needs...provide real-time information to fishery managers and cut down on the sometimes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-30/proposed-changes-us-fishing-laws-spark-
State
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

Federal fisheries managers on Tuesday unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/agency-bans-new-commercial-fisheries-fo
State
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

ANCHORAGE - Tribal organizations and fishing groups in Alaska are urging federal fishery managers to drastically reduce the number of king salmon allowed to be inadvertently caught by commercial pollock trawlers each year.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/alaska-groups-seek-cut-salmon-caught-po
State
My Turn: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward

...in Fisheries Management Act, provides a number of modest but necessary reforms, including efforts to: provide fisheries managers with increased flexibility and transparency; allow for improved data collection through the use of electronic monitoring...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-18/my-turn-magnuson-stevens-reauthorizat
Opinion
For Arctic, an Atlantic alternative

...Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act, at least four firms have filed applications with federal fisheries managers to conduct wide-scale seismic imaging surveys in the Atlantic to explore for oil and gas deposits.The applications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/arctic-atlantic-alternative
State
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

...Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act, at least four firms have filed applications with federal fisheries managers to conduct wide-scale seismic imaging surveys in the Atlantic to explore for oil and gas deposits.The applications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/obama-floats-offering-first-ever-drilli
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