Alaska Board of Fish to announce today whether it will delay a decision about plan to protect Nushakak king salmon KDLG by Isabelle Ross - December 1, 2022 Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang looks at a presentation during the first day of the Bristol Bay Board of Fish meeting. Nov. 29, 2022. https://www.kdlg.org/fisheries/2022-12-01/board-of-fish-to-announce-today-whether-to-delay-a-decision-about-a-plan-to-protect-nushakak-king-salmon NOAA Fisheries Reinstates Consultations on Groundfish Management Plans Fishermen's News - November 30, 2022 The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) has reinstated steps in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to evaluate effects of fisheries managed under the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska, on ESA-listed species and designated critical habitats. https://fishermensnews.com/nmfs-reinstates-esa-consultations-on-bsai-and-goa-groundfish-management-plans/ Alaska’s second fatality-free year of commercial fishing could be part of a trend KRBD by Raegan Miller - November 30, 2022 There were no fatalities within Alaska’s commercial fishing fleets this year, for only the second time on record. The U.S. Coast Guard says the credit belongs to the fishermen themselves. https://www.krbd.org/2022/11/30/alaskas-second-fatality-free-year-of-commercial-fishing-could-be-part-of-a-trend/ Northline Seafoods to build floating salmon processor for Bristol Bay Seafood Source by Bhavana Scalia-Bruce - November 30, 2022 Sitka, Alaska, U.S.A.-based Northline Seafoods has announced its intention to build a floating salmon-processing platform to operate in Alaska's Bristol Bay. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/processing-equipment/northline-seafoods-announces-vertically-integrated-fishing-vessel-the-hannah Environment/Science PWS Advisory Council Takes Position Against Oil Spill Dispersants Fishermen's News - November 30, 2022 A citizens’ advisory group established in the wake of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound has taken a stance against use of dispersants in cleanup operations, saying prevention and mechanical recovery are the preferred alternatives. https://fishermensnews.com/article/pws-advisory-council-takes-position-against-oil-spill-dispersants/ FYI’s IPHC Meets Virtually Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Fishermen's News - November 30, 2022 The 98th International Pacific Halibut Commission interim meeting is underway online Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, with all sessions to be webcast and open to the public. https://fishermensnews.com/iphc-meets-virtually-nov-30-dec-1/ 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.
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