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Alaska lawmakers pan report on oceans

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

...The 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...
United Fishermen, politicians, Native communities worry about aquaculture

...court if 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...
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...
Mayor to testify for Supreme Court nominee

...expected to favor the would-be successor to retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor also includes two members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and a former U.S. attorney general. Botelho said he will testify. Thirty people are scheduled...
This year's dividend check drops to $920

...special 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

...Murkowski is 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...
Ocean management needs change

In 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...
Annual Native convention focuses on racism and substance abuse

...since three white youths attacked Natives with paintballs in downtown Anchorage last winter. Alaska advisers to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will take testimony on discrimination this afternoon. The keynote speaker this morning is Francesca...
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...


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