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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...Asia and emerging markets manager.United Fishermen of Alaska is seeking a new executive director to replace Julianne Curry who is stepping down. UFA is the nation's largest commercial fishing trade group, representing 35 member groups.
Alaska oil industry defends tax credit program

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's oil industry trade group has launched an advertising campaign in an effort to defend the state's oil and gas tax credit program amid criticism from state...
Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...R-Pa., has acknowledged a "private and personal relationship" with Shelley Rubino, a vice president of the trade group who lobbies his committee. Shuster's personal office chief of staff, Eric Burgeson, is married to Christine Burgeson...
Nation and World
Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and international agencies.The industry's international trade group has pledged to stop increasing emissions by 2020 even as the number of flights balloons. By 2050, it wants carbon...
Regional News
South getting first big wind farm soon

...across the Southeast from Arkansas to Florida, according to data from the American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group.But taller towers and bigger turbines are unlocking new potential in the South, according to the U.S. Department...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...officials accountable and urge them to vote down any deal that's bad for the American economy."Some anti-free-trade groups, however, essentially conceded defeat."Fast track makes it virtually certain that the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
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FDA tells food industry to phase out trans fats

...deemed as safe.Still, food companies are hoping for some exceptions. The Grocery Manufacturers Association, the main trade group for the food industry, is working with companies on a petition that would formally ask the FDA if it can say there...
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Changes may be looming for SBA 8(a) Native contractors

...Corporation Association annual conference.Woolston also chairs the Native American Contractors Association board, a trade group that supports Native contracting with the federal government.Specifically to Alaska, she said the SBA should draft...
My Turn: Know what you eat

...long-term health impacts from eating engineered fish. Over 1.8 million individuals as well as broad range of fishing trade groups, consumer and health advocacy organizations, and leading chefs oppose approval of Frankenfish. Sixty retailers, including...
When sitters unleash the hound, Facebook rallies group to re-leash it

...A good indicator of the widespread effort to find and return Adele is the post in Facebook's Juneau Buy-Sell-Trade group. "There were over 1,100 posts and over 200 people following," Bradley said. "People we didn't know were looking...


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