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Massive influx of workers strains Emmonak water system, temporarily closes fish plant

alaska dispatchLower Yukon River commercial fishermen stopped fishing for a day last week when a water shortage forced the only processing plant in the region to temporarily shut down. With no ability to process the fish, fishermen avoided fishing until Thursday, when the plant was able to reopen. It has remained open since. Read more here 10:51