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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-07/my-turn-updated-law-strengthens-alask
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-15/management-challenge-fish-wars-escalate
State | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/revisions-fisheries-act-under-review
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-27/federal-subsistence-board-under-fire
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-25/wwf-msc-owe-explanation-apology-alask
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-12/are-we-owner-state-or-owned-state
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-23/alaska-editorial-nmfs-alaska-puts-tra
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-09/kodiak-national-wildlife-refuge-gets-ne
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060906/opi_20060609011.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Closing free markets turns fishermen into sharecroppers

...the 1970s. Congressional action is required to allow processor quota as it is currently illegal under the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Furthermore, an exemption to our anti-trust laws would be needed to implement the two-pie system. Our anti-trust...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072602/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion

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