Tag: economic

Grant program will aid seafood processing sector

A grant program of the state Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development will distribute $30.6 million to Alaska’s seafood processing sector, including those who are processors of shellfish.

Aid offered in wake of record low Chignik harvest

An economic disaster has been declared for the Chignik fisheries region on the Alaska Peninsula in the wake of a harvest estimated at 128...

Economic summit promotes growth opportunities

Several dozen business owners came together on April 19 for the Cordova Chamber of Commerce’s economic summit, to hear about emerging opportunities from tourism...

UN report motivated by cost of tailings dam disasters

A new report from the United Nations Environment Programme cites prevention of tailings dam disasters as a challenging goal made more difficult by the...

NSEDC salutes St. Lawrence region

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp.’s newest fishing tender, scheduled to go into service in June 2017, will bear the name T/V St. Lawrence, a...

Study: Southeast rivers are economic gold mine

An economic study commissioned by Salmon Beyond Borders concludes that transboundary watersheds facing potential adverse impact from British Columbia mines are valued at just...
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