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UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...and balances."The UCIDA lawsuit was not brought against the state of Alaska, but rather against the U.S. Secretary of Commerce - charged by Congress with protecting U.S. fisheries - and the National Marine Fisheries Service - to which...
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Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...Bering Sea halibut bycatch.If approved by the Secretary of Commerce, the emergency order would lower the halibut bycatch...state and federal seats. The letter sent to the Secretary of Commerce, however, has his signature along with the other...
Today in History

...made its debut in the New York Journal.In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Oscar Straus to be Secretary of Commerce and Labor; Straus became the first Jewish Cabinet member.In 1911, Britain's King George V announced during...
NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

...for research in the Cook Inlet, and $700,000 to salmon buyers in the Cook Inlet area. In 2012, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce declared federal fishery disasters for the 2012 Upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries, the 2010-12 Yukon River king...
Arctic fisheries plan moves forward

ANCHORAGE - The nation's secretary of commerce has approved a plan that would prohibit an least until more is known about the area. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke on Thursday approved the Arctic Fishery...
Commerce secretary to visit Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez will visit Fairbanks with U.S...a student economics group. Gutierrez, the 35th Secretary of Commerce, is the former chairman of the board and chief...
Questions remain about king counts after ADFG shift to high-tech sonar

...the complete closures ordered by the department that led to an economic disaster being declared by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The ADFG Division of Sport Fish sonar program has been slow to spread across the state, but there are few places...
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...information collected can be used for determinations in a catch share program.The changes would also require the Secretary of Commerce to work with the regional councils to develop electronic monitoring regulations within six months of implementation...
Federal panel concedes to Alaska on aquaculture

...27-member panel made its recommendations to the U.S. secretary of commerce after a three-day meeting in Juneau that concluded...So far, the panel's recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce include: Devising programs that would allow traditional...
Knowles asks feds to review Chilean salmon dumping

...exports, which he said are responsible for depressing the prices paid to Alaska fishermen. Knowles sent a letter to Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans on Thursday asking that the ITA look at recent practices by key Chilean exporters. The domestic salmon...


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