Note: PSPA will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day, update will resume Tuesday.
Alaska Prospective tax credit bill has some Alaska seafood processors thinking of expansion KMXT by Kirsten Dobroth - May 26, 2022 Listen to the story: Senate Bill 33 extends tax credits through the year 2026 for salmon and herring processors in Alaska that invest in new equipment. The bill was sent to the governor on May 2, and if it’s signed into law, shoreside facilities that process Pacific cod and pollock would also be eligible for the program. https://kmxt.org/2022/05/prospective-tax-credit-bill-has-some-alaska-seafood-processors-thinking-of-expansion/ Alaska Fisheries Report May 26, 2022 KMXT - May 26, 2022 On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: A report from Corrinne Smith on a study using environmental DNA to study the eulachon, or hooligan, runs in Alaska. Plus an interview with researcher Meredith Pochardt, on the tiny, oily fish about which surprisingly little is known. https://kmxt.org/2022/05/alaska-fisheries-report-may-26-2022/ Environment/Science Citizen science program uses artificial intelligence to track thousands of humpback whales KFSK by Angela Denning - May 25, 2022 It’s a special moment, watching a gigantic humpback going for a deep dive. The whale’s back arches and the tail swings up, disappearing below the surface like the pointed toes of an Olympic diver. https://www.ktoo.org/2022/05/25/happy-whale-tracking-program/ Federal Register Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 05/27/2022 The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 144th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Pelagic and International Standing Committee, Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee (FDCRC), Executive and Budget Standing Committee, and 191st Council meetings to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/05/27/2022-11424/western-pacific-fishery-management-council-public-meetings Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.pspafish.net Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.