Alaska Alaska House votes to avert government shutdown, send budget to Gov. Dunleavy Anchorage Daily News by James Brooks - June 28, 2021 The Alaska House of Representatives has approved a state budget that will avert a government shutdown, and Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he will sign it. https://www.adn.com/politics/alaska-legislature/2021/06/28/alaska-house-votes-to-avert-government-shutdown-send-budget-to-gov-dunleavy/ *requires subscription Alaska House reaches agreement on state budget Cordova Times by Associated Press - June 28, 2021 The Alaska House reached an agreement intended to avoid a partial government shutdown just days ahead of the new fiscal year. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2021/06/28/alaska-house-reaches-agreement-on-state-budget/ BBRSDA Waypoints KDLG by Andy Wink - June 28, 2021 BBRSDA is producing a weekly, in-season radio show called Waypoints Radio, as an extension of their monthly email newsletter. The Waypoints Radio show airs on KDLG 670am each Thursday at 12:30pm during the fishing season. https://www.kdlg.org/post/bbrsda-waypoints#stream/0 ANALYSIS: 2021 Pollock B Season Start Sees Improvement Over 2020 Urner Barry by Lorin Castiglione - June 28, 2021
The 2021 Alaskan Pollock B season opened June 10, 2021 in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Vessels are eager to see improvements in fishing compared to the previous 2021 A season, as well as the 2020 B season. Currently, the 2021 total allowable catch for Bering Sea pollock is set at 1.375 million metric tons, 50,000 metric tons less than it was in 2020. As per the most updated data from NOAA on June 24, 2021, the first two weeks of the 2021 B season produced 51,029 metric tons, compared to 37,993 metric tons fished in the same 2020 B season timeframe; a 34.3 percent increase over last year. According to industry contacts, while it is encouraging to see landings outpace the previous year, smaller sized fish are... Be the first to gain access to analysis pieces from Urner Barry market reporters. Subscribe to Urner Barry's Comtell today. Read the analysis on Comtell here. https://www.seafoodnews.com/Story/1202225/ANALYSIS-2021-Pollock-B-Season-Start-Sees-Improvement-Over-2020 National Department of Commerce Announces 2021 Appointments to the Regional Fishery Management Councils The Secretary of Commerce announces the appointment of 31 new and returning members of the eight regional fishery management councils. NOAA Fisheries - June 28, 2021 The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced the appointment of 31 members to the regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage marine fishery resources. https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/news/department-commerce-announces-2021-appointments-regional-fishery-management-councils FYI’s Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modification of the West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Action #17 A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 06/29/2021 NMFS announces an inseason action in the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries. These inseason actions modified the commercial salmon fisheries in the area from the U.S./Canada border to Cape Falcon, OR. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/06/29/2021-13836/fisheries-off-west-coast-states-modification-of-the-west-coast-commercial-salmon-fisheries-inseason Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: email@example.com; 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.