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My turn: Work on Magnuson-Stevens Act is not over

...Alaska pollock fishery as an example of how the Magnuson-Stevens Act "Americanized" the 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone...might actually get to taste it. Work on the Magnuson-Stevens Act is not over. It is entering its next phase. It is a...
My Turn: Updated law strengthens Alaska's fisheries

...issue a revised draft later in the summer. The Magnuson Stevens Act is critically important to the economy of our state and...comments of any interested Alaskan on the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization. The ultimate goal is a bill that strengthens...
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...fisheries could see changes under the discussion draft proposed by the House Natural Resources Committee.The Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA, was up for reauthorization this year but that process won't be finalized until 2014.The House Natural...
Management challenge: 'Fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...stated the federal council should retain oversight of state salmon management, which it argues is not meeting Magnuson-Stevens Act national standards.Later on this past summer, a group representing setnetters sued the Department of Fish and Game...
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Federal Subsistence Board under fire

...Indian Affairs hearing on food security and a Magnuson-Stevens Act listening session on Saturday at the convention. The Magnuson-Stevens Act is a law governing marine fisheries management in the...
WWF, MSC owe explanation, apology to Alaska fishermen

...modeled after Alaska were written into the Magnuson-Stevens Act and limit catches at sustainable levels.Because of...sustainability standards set by Alaska and the Magnuson Stevens Act.But MSC and WWF owe fishermen an explanation of what...
Alaska Editorial: NMFS Alaska puts trawlers ahead of conservation

...non-pollock, fleets would have faced closures in the four years since 2000. That lives up, at least partly, to Magnuson-Stevens Act National Standard 9 to "minimize bycatch to the extent practicable" while balancing National Standard 1 to achieve...
Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge gets new manager

...his first week on the job, he met U.S. Sen. Mark Begich at the meeting on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, held at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. The next week he met with U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski...
My turn: 30 years and going strong

...anniversary of a piece of legislation that has profoundly and positively affected our state. Passage of the Magnuson-Stevens Act in December of 1976 created a billion-dollar industry in Alaska that has provided jobs and economic vitality to our...
Critics of Bush fisheries revamp warn of lower standards

...administration's proposal to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act includes serious rollbacks, such as eroding current...Stevens, R-Alaska, will host hearings on the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization. The act bears the senator's name...


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