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August Issue 3 2014

Repeal will hit gasline, treasury

State administration officials are mulling a series of complex effects that a repeal of Senate Bill 21, should it occur on Aug. 19, would have on near-term state finances and the planning for the large natural gas pipeline project that is now underway.

July Issue 4 2014

Judge rules in favor of setnet ban ballot initiative

Voters could to be asked to decide whether to ban setnets in certain parts of Alaska under a court decision made today in Anchorage.

Producers erase decline for FY 2014 July Issue 1 2014

Producers erase decline for FY 2014

In a dramatic development, North Slope oil producers have essentially erased a long-term decline trend that has existed for all but one year since 1989 when two new oil fields began producing in 2002.

July Issue 1 2014

Recreational saltwater fishing policy in the works

The National Marine Fisheries Service is working on a draft policy that could incorporate more consideration of marine recreational fishing in management actions.

July Issue 1 2014

MARAD seeks dismissal of port suit

The U.S. Maritime Administration asked a federal court to throw out the Municipality of Anchorage’s suit against the agency over its involvement in the city’s port expansion debacle.

Exploration work to resume at Cosmo prospect July Issue 1 2014

Exploration work to resume at Cosmo prospect

A drill rig will likely be starting work again later this year near Anchor Point.

NMFS corrects report, seeks more info on sport fishing July Issue 1 2014

NMFS corrects report, seeks more info on sport fishing

The National Marine Fisheries Service is also working to improve its data on the impacts of recreational fishing. The agency recently announced corrections to its “Fisheries Economics of the United States 2012” report.