Tag Archives: Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment

Traditional Knowledge in the “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment”

radio-microphoneThe final version of the EPA’a “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment” will likely be released in the next couple of months. One part of the assessment looks at the importance of salmon in the culture and everyday life of the native people of Bristol Bay. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story. listen here  13:56

The “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment” Discussed During Congressional Oversight Hearing – audio

radio-microphoneMany of the recent policy and enforcement efforts of the Environmental Protection Agency came under fire Thursday during an oversight hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives. Much of the hearing was focused on the EPA’s “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment”. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report, which is part 1 of a 2 part series. [email protected] 10:15

NPFMC Reaches Decisions on Catch Sharing, Observers and Freezer Longliners and other news Fishermen’s News Online

NPFMC Reaches Decisions on Catch Sharing, Observers and Freezer Longliners http://fnonlinenews.blogspot.com/2012/11/npfmc-reaches-decisions-on-catch.html

Symposium Spotlights Challenges Related to Decline in Salmon Runs http://fnonlinenews.blogspot.com/2012/11/symposium-spotlights-challenges-related.html

Final peer review report issued on Bristol Bay watershed assessment http://fnonlinenews.blogspot.com/2012/11/final-peer-review-report-issued-on.html

Commercial fishermen applaud EPA’s peer review process for Bristol Bay assessment; mining and productive salmon stocks do not mix!

“People who are attacking this report aren’t criticizing the science but are trying to use any opportunity to attack the EPA,” said Bob Waldrop, executive director of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association. “The agency was invited to Bristol Bay by Alaska Natives, commercial fishermen and others, and EPA is simply fulfilling its duties and responsibilities to live up to the Clean Water Act.” http://www.akbizmag.com/Alaska-Business-Monthly/November-2012/Commercial-fishermen-applaud-EPAs-peer-review-process-for-Bristol-Bay-assessment-Call-on-President-for-swift-action-to-protect-fishery-jobs-and-economy/