Expert witnesses have described serious problems with the boat’s stability report.
Applications will be accepted during a two-month window that opens March 1, and payments could come as early as June.
In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a “preemptive veto” of a larger mine in the area under Section 404c based on the agency’s Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. But it was never finalized, and the Trump Administration withdrew the proposal.
In the course of the outbreak, 45% of Trident’s 700-person workforce ultimately tested positive for the virus, company officials said Monday.
A two-week federal inquiry into the fatal sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose — lost on New Year’s Eve 2019 west of Kodiak Island — will open on Monday in Seattle.
Trident has said the vessel is a total loss, according to multiple news outlets.
Attorneys for the state argued that Congress never intended to grant Metlakatla the fishing rights the tribe claimed.
The Governor’s office didn’t announce the appointment, nor was the vacancy advertised. Smith’s name only surfaced after it was transmitted on February 3 to the state Senate for consideration.
Both Wrangell and Petersburg officials say the shared fish tax doesn’t represent a massive piece of the budget, but it’s an indicator of plummeting fish revenue at a time when communities are hurting.
Their fisheries reports are heard on radio stations all over the state, so it’s not surprising that in many fishing families, Laine Welch and Terry Haines are household names. They joined KTOO’s Rhonda McBride on Juneau Afternoon to take a look at how fishermen are faring in these times of COVID. And that includes some…