Guest opinion: Dumping on our fisheries – Rep. Les Gara

Care much about the decline of Alaska’s king salmon and halibut? I do. You do, and that’s why you voted in 2006 for strict water quality standards to prevent cruise ship companies from dumping poorly treated, damaging copper and human waste—20,000 gallons at a time—into our fishing waters. Unfortunately, in my view and many of yours, the Governor and GOP-led House passed a bill this week to weaken this voter initiative. Read more here