Alaska/Pacific Coast

Walmart deal makes for year-round processing jobs in Anchorage
Alaska Journal of Commerce by Naomi Klouda – January 10, 2018
Copper River Seafoods highlighted its emerging role as a mainstay in the Alaska economy in a short ceremony Jan. 8 that celebrated selling 250,000 pounds of fish per year to Walmart and Sam’s Club.
http://www.alaskajournal.com/2018-01-10/walmart-deal-makes-year-round-processing-jobs-anchorage#.WleJC0tG2fU

$10.7M project to help fish travel coming to Oregon river
The Associated Press – January 8, 2018
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A project designed to help fish populations travel more effectively is coming to an Oregon river.
https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/10-7m-project-to-help-fish-travel-coming-to-oregon-river/

Lawmakers consider bill to ban commercial net pens for fish farms after massive spill
KOMO News by Kristen Drew – January 9, 2018
OLYMPIA, Wash. – A bill that would ban commercial net pens used for fish farms in Washington State is now being considered in Olympia.
http://komonews.com/news/local/lawmakers-consider-bill-to-ban-commercial-net-pens-for-fish-farms-after-massive-spill

Federal Register

Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 01/11/201
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) is sponsoring a series of webinars presenting information relevant to the Fishery Ecosystem Plan Initiative on Climate and Communities. The webinars are open to the public.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/01/11/2018-00378/pacific-fishery-management-council-public-meeting

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 01/11/2018
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold an Archipelagic Plan Team (APT) meeting to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/01/11/2018-00373/western-pacific-fishery-management-council-public-meeting

 

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January 11, 2018