Friday, October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020

Environment/Science
Reply All: Bristol Bay associations sign new letter to Dunleavy
National Fisherman by Jessica Hathaway - October 29, 2020
We'll be setting our clocks back this weekend, but a passionate letter-writing exchange in Alaska is making this feel like a moment from the distant past. Unlike your average political correspondence, the parties involved in this exchange are laying pretty plain how they really feel.
https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska/reply-all-bristol-bay-associations-sign-new-letter-to-dunleavy

Tongass twisted: Alaska salmon habitat loses clearcutting protections
National Fisherman by Jessica Hathaway - October 29, 2020
As expected, the Trump administration has removed a 2001 Roadless Rule exemption for more than 9 million acres of Alaska's Tongass National Forest.
https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska/tongass-alaska-salmon-habitat-loses-clearcutting-protections



Labeling and Marketing
Walmart links sustainability initiative to higher seafood sales
Seafood Source by Christine Blank - October 27, 2020
Walmart stores that ran a targeted sustainable seafood campaign have seen a significant lift in fresh seafood sales, an executive with the leading global retailer said.
https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/walmart-links-sustainability-initiative-to-higher-seafood-sales



Federal Register
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 620 in the Gulf of Alaska
A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 10/29/2020
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 620 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the D season allowance of the 2020 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 620 in the GOA.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/10/29/2020-24010/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-pollock-in-statistical-area-620-in-the-gulf-of

Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska
A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 10/29/2020
NMFS is opening directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to fully use the 2020 total allowable catch of pollock in Statistical Area 610 of the GOA.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/10/29/2020-23997/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-pollock-in-statistical-area-610-in-the-gulf-of



FYI’s
Pacific Seafood lands Pac-12 partnership
Seafood Source by Christine Blank - October 28, 2020
Pacific Seafood has won a multi-year partnership with the Pac-12 Conference, and it will now serve as the official meat and seafood provider of the conference.
https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/pacific-seafood-lands-pac-12-partnership

Survey tracks covid-19 impacts on fishermen
National Fisherman by Hannah Heimbuch - October 29, 202
As the seafood industry responds and adapts to the effects of covid-19, NOAA is working to fill in some information gaps in its economic impact surveys.
https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska/survey-tracks-covid-19-impacts-on-fishermen

IER Environmental Services, Inc. (IERES) joins PSPA’s Associate Membership
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