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My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...forward together on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, allowing veterans to receive critical care closer...across Alaska on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act so all voices were considered as we move forward.And...
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...
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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Are we an owner state or an owned state?

...our offshore waters being heavily fished by uncontrolled foreign interests so Senator Stevens delivered the Magnuson-Stevens Act extending fishing rights to 200 miles. As Alaskans we have a history of disliking our lands and resources being under...
My turn: Fishermen need a strong Magnuson Act

...prohibit the establishment of separate processor quotas. Congress could complete its review and renewal of the Magnuson-Stevens Act this summer. Independent fishermen need to speak out and make sure that Congress protects and strengthens the law in...


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