Senate releases new MSA draft

A new draft of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which guides fisheries management, was recently released by the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard.


Court will determine Steller sea lion lawsuit reimbursements

The court will make a decision about reimbursements in the lawsuit over Steller sea lion protections after federal defendants and the fishing companies who sued them could not reach a decision during the original time allotted for the two sides to work it out.


Pacific States looks for EM participants, helps with halibut survey


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The blog by the Alaska Native Village CEO Association.

Alaska’s First Hackathon

AEDC is teaming up with the Municipality of Anchorage to host Alaska's first Hackathon June 15th-17th.


AEDC March 2012 Employment Report


Making a Smarter Planet

Last week, IBM experts on global innovation technology visited us in Anchorage for the “Alaska Smarter Planet Executive Conference” for an amazing opportunity to bring Alaska business leaders a one-of-a-kind conference, focusing on the future of global technology and innovation. At the conference, business leaders heard from Senator Mark Begich on his perspectives on Federal issues related to broadband and the changing world of technology.


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Fairbanks mapper retires, will focus on community work

Clock stopped for Shell in Chukchi Sea

The clock is ticking on Shell’s Outer Continental Shelf leases in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea. A large number of the company’s leases are set to expire in October 2017, federal officials said, although the leases on Shell’s two top prospects, Sivulliq and Torpedo, have been extended to July and October 2019.

Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

The public was encouraged to participate in the oil tax discussion July 14 during a debate between current and former state government officials broadcast across Alaska.

Industry offers avgas alternatives, FAA targets 2018 use

Ulmer named to advise Kerry on Arctic issues

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