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Several groups dedicated to stopping development of the proposed Pebble Mine are criticizing Alaska’s senior U.S. Senator for supporting legislation that would limit a power the EPA is using to stop development of the mine. KDLG’s Mike Mason reports.

Joe Manchin

A couple of U.S. Senators have introduced legislation that would limit the ability of the EPA to preemptively veto the issuance of permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. If approved it might impact the EPA’s actions in regards to the proposed Pebble Mine.

Bob Waldrop Resigns from the BB-RSDA

Mar 20, 2014

One of the men who helped develop the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association into a powerful advocate for Bristol Bay’s commercial fishermen is stepping aside. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

"Sockeye Market Analysis" Report Released

Mar 12, 2014
Celeste Novak

A new report shows that Bristol Bay produced 31-percent of the world’s commercially caught sockeye salmon last year. That’s down significantly from previous years. The new “Sockeye Market Analysis” report was prepared by the McDowell Group for the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association.

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The proposed Pebble Mine is drawing more and more opposition nearly every day. On Wednesday 2 groups began airing anti-Pebble Mine television ads. KDLG’s Mike Mason explains.

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A couple of groups that represent large numbers of Bristol Bay commercial fishermen are praising the findings in the new Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

The Board of Directors for the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association will meet Friday and Saturday in Seattle to consider several proposals submitted for possible funding this year. As KDLG’s Mike Mason reports, one of the proposals seeks to offer up a simple solution to a problem that might be impacting the quality of sockeye harvested in Bristol Bay.

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The Board of Directors for the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association will meet later this week to whittle down the list of projects that might garner funding this year. The BB-RSDA is made up of all of the driftnet permit holder who fish each summer in Bristol Bay. Permit holders give the Association 1-percent of the value of their catch to fund the Association and to help pay for projects intended to help the salmon fishery in the Bay.

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3 organizations that have come out in opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine have formed a new group to lobby for permanent protections for the natural resources of the Bristol Bay region. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Mike Mason

A report that was released back in May shows that the economic impact of the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery extends across the country with most of the money flowing into Alaska and Washington state. KDLG’s Mike Mason recently spoke with one of the report’s co-authors for this story.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report for Sunday June 16

Jun 16, 2013

This version of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report includes 2 stories from the recent BB-RSDA Annual Meeting and a story about a new tool to help retrofit some of the Bay's smaller driftnet vessels. The Report also includes an update on the Bristol Bay Jobs Accelerator Project and the latest information from the Port Moller Test Fishery. The host for this version of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report is KDLG News Director Mike Mason.

Results Released of a Fleet Reduction Survey

Jun 15, 2013
Mike Mason

The organization that represents all of the driftnet permit holders in Bristol Bay started an effort earlier this year to gauge the interest of drifters in reducing the size of the overall fleet. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

BB-RSDA Announces Project Funding for 2013

Jun 11, 2013

The organization that represents all of the driftnet permit holders in Bristol Bay is slated to spend over $530-thousand dollars this year to fund 12 projects. KDLG’s Mike Mason looked over the list and filed this report.

Rep. Rick Larson

More and more Democrats in Congress are coming out in opposition to allowing large scale mining to occur in the Bristol Bay region. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Driftnet Permit Buyback Program Survey

Apr 24, 2013
BB-RSDA

The organization that represents Bristol Bay’s driftnet fleet is taking a survey about a possible permit buyback program. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

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