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Tag: Legislation

Legislation would end orca captivity

Rep. Rick Larsen, D-WA, is again cosponsoring the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act, a bill aimed at ending the captivity of orca whales. The...

Proposed legislation would affect federal lands, waters

Federal legislation reintroduced as the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act would require that the president of the United States receive approval from state legislators...

Sustainability is fisheries priority

In the upcoming legislative session, the House Special Committee on Fisheries will focus on sustainability and how the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

Young begins 23rd term in Congress

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, was sworn into office on Jan. 3, beginning his 23rd  term as the state’s lone member of the U.S. House...

Canada announces National Oceans Protection Plan

Canadian officials have announced a new marine safety plan that they say meets or exceed international standards, supported by commitments to indigenous co-management, environmental...

Fisheries legislation moves to Senate

Legislation that would implement U.S. participation in two international fishery treaties that the U.S. helped negotiate has been approved by a voice vote in...