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Salmon-lawsuit jury finds against conspiracy

...than go through the trial. They paid about $40 million in settlement money. Choosing to fight the case were Seattle-based processor Trident, Wards Cove, Icicle Seafoods, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Peter Pan Seafoods and Unisea, plus Japanese...
Alaska Digest

...that will have an impact, and there will have to be some adjustment." The vessel is under contract with Seattle-based processor Peter Pan Seafoods and was supposed to process most of the crab from the northern area of the fishery this year...
Suing over salmon

...explain the degree it dropped." After five years of unexplained low prices, fishermen sued in 1995, alleging Seattle-based processors and Japanese importers conspired to fix prices. A trial on their allegations is under way in an Anchorage courtroom...
Plaintiffs' attorneys challenge Trident documents

...its defense Monday as the trial moved into its sixth week in Anchorage Superior Court. Fishermen are suing Seattle-based processors and Japanese importers they claim conspired to fix prices in Bristol Bay from 1989 to 1995.
Trident exec says he knew of no agreement to cut fish prices

...waged in Superior Court in which 4,500 Bristol Bay fishermen are seeking $1 billion damages from several Seattle-based processors and Japanese importers. The fishermen allege that the companies conspired to keep prices low from 1989 through...
Advocates of rural community defend 'airport to nowhere'

...the state $500,000 a year to operate. The local borough government is covering the hovercraft operation. Seattle-based processor Trident Seafoods has also kicked in $1 million for the hovercraft. It operates the island's seafood processing...
Court reinstates price-fixing suit

...Still, lawyers for the fishermen praised the decision. "The billion-dollar Japanese corporations and Seattle-based processors should now face an Alaska jury on charges of conspiracy to fix, manipulate and depress salmon prices," said...
State Briefs

...seeking only limited additional discovery anyway." Lawyers for fishermen allege large Japanese corporations and Seattle-based processors conspired to depress salmon prices. Michalski's move to set the trial follows an Alaska Supreme Court ruling...
Where does Frank stand?

...punitive damages from the Exxon Valdez oil spill in exchange for up-front cash. And it is some of these same big Seattle-based processors whose fish traps and monopoly tactics we Alaskans fought against in the battle for statehood half a century...
Carcasses to Cash

...grow. Salmon processors often exceed the limits, and are subject to fines from the EPA. Trident Seafoods, a Seattle-based processor, was ordered to pay a $96,000 fine in November 2002 for illegal fish dumping near Ketchikan. The Ward Cove...


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