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NPFMC Actions Dec 2011 Meeting

The NPFMC passed motions regarding Halibut PSC bycatch in the GOA, and  on chinook bycatch taken incidental in GOA groundfish fisheries.  Consider all three motions draft until the Council’s official version is published.  SEAFA and ALFA together asked the coucil to consider initiating a regulatory package to cap the number of community charter permits at […]

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NPFMC

The NPFMC recommended adding the communities of Naukati and Game Creek and Cold Bay to the list of Amendment 66 communities able to develop community quota entities (CQE) which will allow the two SE communities to purchase quota share to lease for commercially fishing and to receive up to 4 free community halibut charter limited […]

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IPHC Staff Halibut Catch Limit Recommendations for 2011

The staff is recommending using instead of the slow up /fast down policy of the past using a slow up /full down policy going into the future with these recommendations AREA     2011         2010      %change 2A           0.86           0.81           + 2B           7.65            7.50          +      2B quota includes all removals, recreational and commercial combined 2C           2.33            4.4           -47% 3A        […]

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District 6 & 8 Gillnet TF Presentations 2010

2010 D68 GN TF pt 1

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Gillnet TF Presentation District 11

2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 1 2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 2 2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 3 2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 4

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Gillnet TF Presentation District 1

2010 Tree Point gillnet presentation

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Gillnet TF Presentation District 15

D-15 2010 DGNTF Presentation

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ADFG Acting Commissioner Appointed

Cora Campbell was appointed as Acting Commissioner of Fish and Game starting December 1st.

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Regional Planning Team to Meet December 8, 2010

The Joint Regional Planning Team (RPT) will be meeting in Ketchikan on Dec. 8, 2010 at 9:30 am at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. On the agenda are: Permit alteration request (PAR) for SSRAA to add McLean Arm release Sheldon Jackson PAR update on chum salmon fry monitoring as a condition of the increased release […]

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Greens Creek Mine Looking to Expand

The Tongass National Forest is initiating a NEPA analysis to consider proposed changes to the tailings and waste disposal facilities at the Greens Creek Mine. Based on comments received during the scoping period, a draft EIS will be prepared and submitted to the EPA in the summer of 2011 with a 45 day public comment […]

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