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Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

...project manager for the Susitna-Watana dam, the regional administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service, James Balsiger, said for his agency to effectively review the project, studies must accurately identify fish species, develop...
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Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported: Driving while intoxicated: James Balsiger, 59, was arrested for drunken driving at 2:32 a.m. Saturday near Glacier Highway and Hospital Drive. He was lodged at Lemon...
Designs now being accepted for Smart Gear Competition

...among government, conservation organizations, industry groups, fishermen and the scientific community," said James Balsiger, NOAA's acting assistant administrator for fisheries. "All parties involved are working together to find solutions...
New halibut limits start Monday

...fishers all along the West Coast from Washington state to Alaska," said Alaska Fisheries Regional Administrator James Balsiger. "NOAA's Fisheries Service is committed to working cooperatively with our international partners in Canada to...

...Fisheries management in Alaska: A Federal perspective", 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by James Balsiger. Details: 465-6441. Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St...
NOAA extends comment period for groundfish stocks

...for extending the comment period, saying "We don't want there to be any confusion." Comments can be sent to James Balsiger, administrator for the Alaska Region of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service. Comments should be identified...
Officials dedicate $51 million lab

...engine for the community, in terms of jobs and programs. "It is a long-term investment in our region," he said. James Balsiger, senior policy advisor for NOAA fisheries, said the institute is "a symbol of cooperation." He said it took more...

...crassidens, was seen trailing a 24-foot sailboat for about two and a half hours May 19 between Grand Island and Juneau, James Balsiger, administrator for the Alaska Region of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, said Wednesday...
Assembly nixes Lena Pt. overpass with NOAA to direct employees to use the new route. In a letter to the city, NOAA Alaska Region Administrator James Balsiger said he was prepared to establish such a policy. "NOAA/NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service) regrets that...
Appeals court sides with Wards Cove in sablefish case the sablefish harvest. It did the same thing for halibut in 1991, recommending the IFQ system the same year. James Balsiger, NMFS's administrator for the Alaska region, said the agency respects the court's decision. The decision means...


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