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Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...promise and said they fear Young's bill would undo years of work to rebuild fish stocks under the current Magnuson-Stevens Act.David Goethel, a Hampton, New Hampshire-based fisherman of species such as cod and haddock, said the threat of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/obama-veto-vow-sparks-fishing-law-fight
State
Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

A proposed update to federal fishing laws is sparking a debate among fishermen and conservationists about whether the changes will undo years of work to rebuild key fish populations.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-29/young-proposes-changes-magnuson-stevens
State
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...valuable East Coast fish stocks are rebounding and no longer subject to overfishing as evidence that the Magnuson-Stevens act is effective in its current form."If you want to tweak something, let's have an honest discussion about fishing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-30/proposed-changes-us-fishing-laws-spark-
State
On Writing: Moses and Me

...wants.The job was this: someone had to write a public notice explaining a new overfishing definition. The Magnuson-Stevens Act requires that federal fisheries be managed sustainably, so we have to define "overfishing," the point at which so...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/writing-moses-and-me
Art
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122506/opi_20061225011.shtml
Opinion
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...managing these fisheries consistent with the (Magnuson-Stevens Act) and the maximum sustainable yield principal of best...objectives for Cook Inlet, as required by the (Magnuson-Stevens Act), and then delegate management of that plan to the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/ucida-pres-maw-doesnt-oppose-state-mana
State | AK legislature
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...action to take place, it must meet a specific set of criteria outlined in the national standards of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, including a biological specification of a fishery being in trouble. Some trawlers feel this emergency action isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors
My Turn: Continuing the work of Katie John

...critical legislative decisions that affect our way of life, for example, the re-authorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Subsistence users are being included in the Act for the first time in the bill's history. Begich also introduced...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-09/my-turn-continuing-work-katie-john
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-sullivan-shouldnt-ask-or-vote
Opinion
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...wildlife management by introducing legislation to create the Ahtna project and supporting a change to the Magnuson-Stevens Act that would add a subsistence representative to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.Ahtna demonstration projectA...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/tribal-groups-seek-greater-role-land-ma
State

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