Sunday, July 21, 2024

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Cap raised to $400,000 on Alaska Commercial Fishing Loan Fund

New legislation boosts to $400,000 the cap on money that may be borrowed through the Alaska Commercial Fishing Loan Fund to purchase limited entry...

State wants input on pink salmon disaster fund

State fisheries officials are seeking public comment through Sept. 18 on how to distribute $56.3 million in federal funds allocated for those impacted by...

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...

Working out details on salmon disaster funds

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to provide you with a short update regarding the 2016 pink salmon disaster relief funding distribution. It was recently announced...

NSEDC shares fisheries profits

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. is giving each of its 15-member communities a mid-year share of $133,333 to meet significant current needs. The announcement May...

Feds make more than $2M available to reduce fishing bycatch

Federal ocean managers are making more than $2 million available to try to help fishermen catch less of the wrong fish. "Bycatch" is a longstanding...

Cordova/Valdez census area allocated $1.2 M

Distribution of more than $29.69 million to Alaska, including $1.2 million for the Cordova/Valdez census area, is en route for areas of the state...

EPA launches $1 billion water financing project

Approximately $1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects is available under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation...

Fish Factor: Fishery advocates seek more habitat protections

Fishery advocates are hoping for the speedy delivery of a letter to state lawmakers that asks them to dust off a law pertaining to...

Cordova/Valdez area gets $1.2M allocation

Federal funds totaling $451.6 million to be distributed under the 2016 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program, as announced on June 22 by...