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Alaska lawmakers pan report on oceans

...second is expected later this summer from the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, a study group appointed by Congress. The...Oceans Commission: U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy:
Alaska Digest

...bill also would bolster the role of scientific advisory committees and incorporate recommendations from the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, which has called for an overhaul of U.S. ocean policies and laws. Parks Highway fire crews get some...
United Fishermen, politicians, Native communities worry about aquaculture

...we have to," he said. Through the governor's office, the state of Alaska submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy on June 3 asking for a five-year moratorium on all permitting of ocean-raised shell- and finfish. Murkowski...
Ocean panel studies Alaska water policies

Alaskans bragged about fisheries management to the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy last week, and the commissioners took notes. "In many ways Alaska set some good examples for the rest of the nation," said...
This year's dividend check drops to $920

...session over the summer. On Monday, Murkowski was in Washington, D.C., to testify on a report by the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy. Spokeswoman Becky Hultberg said Monday night that while the governor is still committed to a long-term...
Governor to protest fisheries intervention

...expected to testify today in Washington, D.C., to defend Alaska's management of its fisheries. The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy on Monday submitted to Congress its final report on the decline of marine species in the nation's oceans...
Ocean management needs change

...the realm of modern ocean science, there is surprisingly little debate. Both the presidentially appointed U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the independent Pew Oceans Commission have come of the same conclusion: Our ocean ecosystems are stretched...
Groups seek economic safeguards for villages

...strengthened with more economic safeguards for coastal fishing villages. Stevens, the Bush administration and the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy are calling for establishing more quota share-based fisheries in federal waters. Stevens' bill, a revision...
Governor creates ocean-policy position

...that is the final outcome," Murkowski said Friday. The state and federal actions were prompted by the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy's 212 recommendations to avert a national crisis in the nation's marine areas. At least 23 percent of...
Business Digest

...Council is responsible under the law for managing fisheries. The council's work has been singled out by the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the Pew Oceans Commission as an example of proper conservation and management. The act, H.R. 5946...


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