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NP Council October Newsletter

-As part of the IFQ Program Review, the Council will re-create the IFQ Implementation Committee. The Committee will be tasked with providing recommendations regarding potential revisions of the IFQ program. Nominations are due by November 11, and the committee will … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Court Rules in Favor of UCIDA

On Wednesday, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of United Cook Inlet Drift Association against a 2011 decision by the NP Council, Amendment 12, to remove several Alaska salmon fisheries from the federal management plan. The … Continue reading

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New NP Council Members

This week, Michael ‘Buck’ Laukitis of Homer and Theresa Peterson of Kodiak were both appointed to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to fill two of the Alaska seats.

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Governor Walker’s NP Council Nominees

Governor Walker announced his preferred nominees for the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, they are Theresa Peterson of Kodiak and Buck Laukitis of Homer. Alternates include Linda Behnken, Art Nelson, Eric Olson, and Paul Gronholdt.

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February NP Council Newsletter

The February NP Council Newsletter is out. Dr. Ian Stuart of IPHC was appointed to the SSC for a one-year term. The Council is currently looking at re-structuring the Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl fisheries. They will consider: -Alternative 1 … Continue reading

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NPFMC February Newsletter

The February NP Council Newsletter is out. Dr. Ian Stuart of IPHC was appointed to the SSC for a one-year term. The Council is currently looking at re-structuring the Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl fisheries. They will consider: -Alternative 1 … Continue reading

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NPFMC December Newsletter

The NP Council December Newsletter is out. December’s decisions on the Charter Halibut RQE are summarized. This will be in an additional initial review tentatively set for April. The action would allow the charter sector to purchase halibut IFQ from … Continue reading

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