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Press Release: United Fisherman of Alaska Proudly Endorses Senator Dan Sullivan For Reelection

Endorsement is Result of Sullivan’s Leadership and Effectiveness on Behalf of Alaska’s Fishing Community  Juneau, AK – The United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) proudly announces its endorsement of U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan for reelection to the United States Senate.  “UFA’s endorsement of Senator Sullivan is a result of his demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in advancing the interests of Alaska’s fisheries and fishermen across the state,” said UFA President Matt Alward. “Time and time again, Dan Sullivan has stood up for Alaska fishermen and coastal communities. Whether it was spearheading through Congress a permanent exemption to the EPA’s overburdensome regulations for incidental discharge from fishing vessels, advancing efforts to reduce and remove tariffs on Alaska seafood, working across the aisle to pass sweeping marine debris and ocean clean-up legislation, or securing critical relief for Alaska fishermen and their families in the face of COVID-19. We look forward to working with the...
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Press Release: Army Corps releases incomplete Final EIS for the Pebble Mine

Dillingham, AK - Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the controversial Pebble Mine project, which Bristol Bay communities, fishermen, and businesses have been fighting for more than a decade. The Final EIS arrives on the tail end of another historic fishing season in Bristol Bay where more than 35 million sockeye salmon were harvested. In response to the Final EIS, Alaska commercial fishing leaders expressed their disappointment with the Army Corps’ failure to conduct a rigorous and fair environmental review and its dismissal of potential impacts to Alaska’s seafood industry.  ...
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