NMFS asks North Pacific Council to revisit halibut catch-sharing plan; Sitka Assembly to raise awareness of energy shortage; Reynolds Creek hydro project short of funds; Ted Wright to serve as interim GM of Sitka Tribe.
Fri Sep 30, 2011
Sen. Mark Begich says the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act will not be moving forward without Alaska’s input. He says Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s bill (introduced on September 16) was intended to lay out language important to the Republican’s home state. It won’t necessarily be the final language in the bill. more