Fishery closed after seiner sinks, leaks fuel. Missing plane found near Juneau, pilot dead. Sitka processor takes heat for purchase of trawl-caught fish. Hackett files for re-election, deadline TODAY. Energy effort targets costs in SE communities.
Fri Aug 3, 2012
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