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UFA Update: July 14, 2017 – Fishing Safety Items

Support UFA Business members on our website HERE. CF Safety Advisory Committee to meet July 27 on USCG Regulations U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking CFSAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the Committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. This tasking is in response to the issuance of Executive Orders 13771, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda;” and 13783, “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.” The full Committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference on July 27, 2017, to discuss this tasking. This teleconference will be open to the public. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider CFSAC recommendations as part of the process of...
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Press Release: UFA’s Salmon Habitat Program Launches Sweepstakes to Bring Habitat Info to Fishermen

Text “ufaship” to 313131 or predict Bristol Bay’s sockeye harvest to win Alaska Airlines or LFS Gift Cards
JUNEAU – UFA’s Salmon Habitat Information Program (SHIP) has launched two summer sweepstakes to connect with commercial fishermen for important information regarding salmon habitat. Winners will be selected from fishermen who enter the drawing through a text campaign or Facebook comments to win Alaska Airlines and LFS, Inc gift certificates.

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UFA Update: June 30, 2017

Support UFA Business members on our website HERE. Help support UFA today! Visit 'Become a Member' on our website to see the various membership levels and benefits. Registration is open for Pacific Marine Expo. NOV 16 - 18, 2017 & Thanks to UFA members who responded to our action alert for legislators to avert a government shutdown. Contents: Inclusion of an item does not mean that UFA endorses or agrees. Statewide
  1. Budget Compromise Achieved, Alaska Government Shutdown Averted – Sitnews, by Mary Kauffman (6/26)
  2. Governor Walker Amends Special Session Proclamation to Address Oil and Gas Subsidies
  3. World's Largest Wild Salmon Run Harvest Season Opens - Bristol Bay, Alaska To Harvest Over 27 Million Sockeye Salmon in 2017
  4. Yukon salmon runs offering opportunities for harvest
  5. PWS harvest tops one million fish
  6. Drift fishermen donate hundreds of Copper River sockeye at Senior Salmon Day
  7. Southeast Alaska's Summer King Salmon Season Begins Saturday
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Weigh in by June 30th re: Transboundary Mining!

Important deadline to weigh in on transboundary rivers! Commercial fishermen like you can weigh in on transboundary river water quality, salmon habitat and safeguarding Alaska's interests in responsible development in watersheds that are shared between Alaska and Canada. Comments must be submitted by June 30th. ...
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UFA Update: June 23, 2017

State shutdown averted A sigh of relief so you can fish with less to worry about. Many news stories came out last night after the budget conference committee agreed, but before the Senate and House had voted to pass the bill, which happened around 10 pm: Alaska Legislature averts shutdown with nine days to spare By James Brooks, Morris News Service-Alaska/Juneau Empire, Fri, 06/23/2017 - 9:02am With nine days to spare, the Alaska Legislature has averted a statewide government shutdown. At 1:04 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a joint House-Senate conference committee approved a compromise budget that funds state government past July 1 using savings from Alaska’s Constitutional Budget Reserve. The Senate voted 16-1 just before 9 p.m. to approve the deal, and the House followed suit, 31-8, just after 10 p.m. “This is very much...
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