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SitNews: Fish Factor - Grow West! By LAINE WELCH

SitNews: Fish Factor - Grow West! By LAINE WELCH: "Grow West!
By LAINE WELCH

April 06, 2009
Monday


Aquatic farming could give a boost to Western Alaska economies, but no one has ever applied. Every two years the state accepts applications for aquatic farm sites from January through April. Currently 66 farms have permits (not all are active), dotting Southeast....

Fishermen and PFDs

Falling overboard is a leading cause of death in the most dangerous occupation - commercial fishing.

"It doesn't make the big headlines, like when a boat goes down with all hands lost. But these 'one bys' really....

AK2UK

First Alaskans, Bristol Bay commercial and sport fishermen, and business owners are off to London to meet this week with top Anglo-American mining officials at the global conglomerate's annual meeting. Anglo American is the developer behind the proposed Pebble Mine in Southwest Alaska. Mining companies claim that....... http://www.sitnews.us/LaineWelch/041309_fish_factor.html

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