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BRISTOL BAY FORECAST LOWERED
Most of the cut is in the Nushagak District.
– Pacific Fishing columnist Wesley Loy, writing in his blog, Deckboss
Cal crab strike could be long
The commercial Dungeness crab fishing season in Northern California is on hold indefinitely, as fishermen and wholesale buyers continue to haggle over prices.
– San Jose Mercury News
Fishing in protected area: Guilty
Mr. Garnier was found guilty and fined $1,750 by the Honorable Judge Roderick Sutton during a trial on March 13 and 14, 2013.
– Press release
Adak wants pollock
They've been examining ways to safely open up more fishing grounds in the Aleutians – including the spot where Adak wants to fish a small amount of pollock quota.
– Pacific Fishing columnist Loren Rosenthal, reporting for KUCB, Unalaska
Tunnels not good for Sacramento
Gov. Jerry Brown and major water interests from Southern California and the Central Valley are trying to sell a proposal to the residents of Sacramento and other Delta communities to allow the construction of twin underground tunnels costing $25 billion to siphon water from the Sacramento River and deliver it to farms and cities to the south.
– Sacramento Bee
Fukushima situation still complex
The bad news is that upon further assessment by the mission, the situation is still very complex and a lot of challenging steps still have to be taken in order to stabilize the plant and its surroundings.
– Japan Daily Press
Acidification killing oceans
The scientists, who camped for months at a time on the sea ice near the magnetic North Pole, tested the effect of various acid levels on tiny, shrimp-like creatures called copepods that almost all fish and whales depend on for food.
– Victoria Times Colonist
Big Oil would pay for B.C. spill
If any companies want to run oil tankers along the west coast, they better be prepared to pay the price should something happen.
– The Northern View, Prince Rupert
Canada promises oil safety rules
"There has never been a serious tanker accident on the West Coast," Oliver said. "Nevertheless, we are committed to building a world-class system to prevent marine accidents. In the unlikely event there is an accident, we need to respond rapidly and comprehensively and make sure the polluter pays, not the taxpayer."
– Northern View, Prince Rupert
Klamath River deal signed
The governor and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Conner signed the agreement in principal Wednesday in Klamath Falls.
– The Daily Astorian