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Transport bill sails through House fisheries committee

...1999 and 2000. A bill passed Friday in the House Fisheries Committee could change that. Under House Bill 118, someone...Seaton, a Kodiak Republican and chairman of the House Fisheries Committee. It next goes to the House Resources Committee...
My Turn: Bring fishing permits home

...every region of the state.And if the numbers aren't convincing, a hearing on permit loss in the Alaska House fisheries committee this spring made it abundantly clear: This is a red-button moment.Each lost permit represents a small business...
Invasive species bill advances in House

...with invasive aquatic species moved out of the House Fisheries Committee Tuesday and will now come before the House Resources...his sponsor statement, Seaton, who chairs the House Fisheries Committee, cited the infestation of a Sitka harbor with...
Record pink harvest creating market glut

...reported."The 2013 pink harvest was the largest on record," said division director Joe Jacobson before the House Fisheries Committee this month. "It's led to a glut of supply and it will probably, there will be downward pressure on prices...
Resolution opposing fish farms passes

...Congress and the president to keep fish farms out of federal ocean waters in Alaska was approved Wednesday by the House Fisheries Committee. The resolution opposes a plan by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to allow fish farms in...
Bill would cut local say on coastal development

...coastal areas, under a bill that passed out of the House Fisheries Committee on Wednesday. House Bill 191, filed at the...said. The bill was approved Wednesday by the House Fisheries Committee on a party-line vote of 4-2, with Republicans...
Bill would allow fishermen multiple permits per season

...state-managed fisheries could help them diversify, though some fear it would hurt them by increasing competition. The House Fisheries Committee is considering the dilemma in House Bill 415, which would allow fishermen to purchase permits to fish in more...
Legislators say fish-chilling bill needs some work

...quality of wild Alaska salmon as it is delivered to the market. The problem is figuring out how to do it. The House Fisheries Committee heard testimony Friday on a bill that would require fishermen to chill their fish between harvest and delivery...
Thurs. lunch program topic will be Tongass

...presentation at noon Thursday on salmon and the Tongass National Forest.The lunch event, sponsored by the House Fisheries Committee, will feature Ron Medel, fish program manager for the Tongass National Forest, speaking about "Salmon Production...
Fisheries protection proposal generates spirited testimony

...drainages that will affect Bristol Bay. "The protective measures in place aren't good enough," Edgmon told the House Fisheries Committee. "There are going to be those who say this is a transparent attempt to stop the Pebble Mine or any industrial...


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