Sublegals 2016 Archive

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8 December 2016: Issue 21:23

  • 21:23/01: Drought Bill Fight Hits the Fan; Boxer Fighting to Prevent Salmon Destruction
  • 21:23/02: PCFFA, IFR Bring Suit Over Salmon Disease Outbreak On Klamath
  • 21:23/03: Dungeness Crab Season Brings Huge Relief to Many, but Not All
  • 21:23/04: A Note on World Fisheries Day
  • 21:23/05: The Reddhead: Alarming Health Issues in Salmon Farms in 2016
  • 21:23/06: Blinding Parasites Found in 2015 Eel River Salmon Run
  • 21:23/07: The Reddhead Movie Review: The Breach

7 November 2016: Issue 21:22

  • 21:22/01: CA Water Board Proposes Base Flows for San Joaquin River Tributaries
  • 21:22/02: Dungeness Crab to Open on Time in California
  • 21:22/03: Drought Bills Could be Addressed in Lame Duck Session
  • 21:22/04: Reddhead Book Review: Water: More Or Less
  • 21:22/05: State Misrepresented Tunnel Economics to Justify Project
  • 21:22/06: Aqualliance to Host 2016 Water For Seven Generations Conference
  • 21:22/07: August 2016 Continued 16 Months Of Record Setting Heat
  • 21:22/08: The Reddhead on Farmed Salmon: Served at a Restaurant Near You

16 September 2016: Issue 21:21

  • 21:21/01: As One-Year Anniversary Passes, A Tribute to Zeke Grader
  • 21:21/02: State Water Board to Update San Joaquin River Flows
  • 21:21/03: Conservation Groups Request Shutdown of Drift Gillnet, Sablefish Trap Fisheries
  • 21:21/04: West Coast Trawl Rationalization Five-Year Review Underway
  • 21:21/05: Northern Wildfires Jeopardize Critical Water Supplies, Salmon Habitat
  • 21:21/06: Fisheries Stand to Lose $10 Billion Worldwide Due to Climate Change
  • 21:21/07: Two Wild, Scenic Rivers In NorCal Saved By PCFFA & NCRA Lawsuit
  • 21:21/08: CDPH Shellfish and Rock Crab Warnings and Closures Continue
  • 21:21/09: The Reddhead on Farmed Salmon: A Threat to the West Coast Salmon Industry
  • 21:21/10: NOAA Seeks MPA Advisory Committee Members
  • 21:21/11: Beavers May be a Nuisance but they Might Save California Wetlands

22 August 2016: Issue 21:20

  • 21:18/01: After Seven-Week Break, Congress to Consider Fisheries Issues
  • 21:18/02: Fish Disease Outbreak Possible on Klamath River
  • 21:18/03: Public Health Advisory Issued for Monterey and Half Moon Bay Shellfish
  • 21:18/04: Whale Disentanglement Training Available
  • 21:18/05: Financial Audit Approved for Twin Tunnels Project
  • 21:18/06: New Environmental Analysis Requested for Twin Tunnels Project
  • 21:18/07: Seamount Monuments Could Decimate the California Fishing Industry
  • 21:18/08: California Fish & Game Commission Meeting August 24-25

31 July 2016: Issue 21:19

  • 21:19/01: 9th Circuit Reverses, Rules for Fish on Water Delivery Contracts
  • 21:19/02: Landmark Decision in WA Tribal Fisheries Law Sets Stage for Fish Passage
  • 21:19/03: New BOEM Study Reveals Full Economic Extent of BP Oil Spill
  • 21:19/04: PCFFA Joins Forces with Fishing Groups to Oppose Offshore Monuments
  • 21:19/05: CA Supreme Court Passes on Delta Island Sale Appeal
  • 21:19/06: Governor Brown Quietly Installs Bruce Babbitt as Delta Tunnels Point Man
  • 21:19/07: National Park Service Aims to Save Wetlands
  • 21:19/08: PCFFA/IFR Port Workshops Opening Communication Lines To Fleet

8 July 2016: Issue 21:18

  • 21:18/01: Fishing Groups Fight for Scientific, Stakeholder Driven Fisheries Management
  • 21:18/02: Klamath Tribes Threaten to Sue Feds Over Salmon Infections
  • 21:18/03: Changes Made to Southern California  Water Wholesaler Policy
  • 21:18/04: Groups Push for Predator Eradication Instead of Ample Flow for Salmon
  • 21:18/05: Red Snapper Regulations Could Change in Gulf of Mexico
  • 21:18/06: California Snowpack 6% of Normal
  • 21:18/07: Public Comment Period Open for Oregon Forage Fish Management Plan
  • 21:18/08: “Scummy” Award Goes to Western States Petroleum Association
  • 21:18/09: Tribal Delegation Seeks Accord with British Columbia Over Mining Pollution
  • 21:18/10: PCFFA, IFR Roadshow Connecting with California Fishermen

25 June 2016: Issue 21:17

  • 21:17/01: Westlands Farmer Challenges Water District, Calls for New Path Forward
  • 21:17/02: California Summer Water Deliveries Could be Cut to Protect Endangered Fish
  • 21:17/03: Industry Representatives Hold Panel to Discuss Future of Offshore Energy
  • 21:17/04: Ocean Acidification May Be More Problematic Nearshore
  • 21:17/05: California’s Last Nuclear Plant to Close in 2025
  • 21:17/06: Spring-Run Chinook Counted on Butte Creek
  • 21:17/07: NPFMC Holds Hearings on Groundfish Trawl Management
  • 21:17/08: Palau Seeking to Improve Sustainable Tuna Harvest

10 June 2016: Issue: 21:16

  • 21:16/01: Westlands Under Fire Again for Sketchy Financial Dealing
  • 21:16/02: Delta Tunnel Proponents Release Case in Chief
  • 21:16/03: Sea Robot to Monitor Toxic Algal Blooms
  • 21:16/04: Presidential Candidates Barely Notice California Water Shortage
  • 21:16/05: NOAA Releases Economic Report on Marine Fishing
  • 21:16/06: Five Islands Lost to Rising Pacific Ocean
  • 21:16/07: Deal Finally Reached to Open Puget Sound Salmon Fishing
  • 21:16/08: Feds Approve Offshore Fracking In California; Opponents Vow To Fight
  • 21:16/09: How Does Ocean Acidification Imperil Sea Life?
  • 21:16/10: Senator Murkowski Works to Secure “Frankenfish” Labeling Provision
  • 21:16/11: BP to Pay Investors $175 Million in Latest Deepwater Horizon Settlement
  • 21:16/12: Oil Sheen on the Columbia After Derailment in Gorge
  • 21:16/13: West’s Snowpack Threatened by Global Warming

27 May 2016: Issue 21:15

  • 21:15/01: In Memorium: Commercial Fishing and Salmon Champion Jimmy Smith
  • 21:15/02: Fishing Groups, Conservationists Win Lawsuit over Weak Delta Plan
  • 21:15/03: Drought Bill Fight Ramping Up in Congress
  • 21:15/04: Crabbers Step Up to Reduce Entanglements; Responder Workshop In July
  • 21:15/05: Could Climate Change Threaten the West’s Dams?
  • 21:15/06: Port State Measures to Combat IUU to Take Effect in June
  • 21:15/07: Puget Sound Salmon Stalemate May be Coming to an End
  • 21:15/08: Chilean Salmon Farms Lose Almost $1 Billion Over El Niño
  • 21:15/09: Does CA Win When Big Oil Spends $25 Million Lobbying Legislature?
  • 21:15/10: Feds Would Forgive Westland’s $330 Million Debt

13 May 2016: Issue 21:14

  • 21:14/01: PFMC Notes Salmon Problems in Drought Relief Bill; Senate Hearing 17 May
  • 21:14/02: Crabbing Resumes on CA North Coast
  • 21:14/03: Almond Acreage Increased 6% During 2015 Drought Year
  • 21:14/04: CA Governor Appoints Fish & Game Commissioners
  • 21:14/05: WA Submits Fishing Plan for Puget Sound Salmon Season
  • 21:14/06: CA Drops Water Conservation Mandates; Some Restrictions Permanent
  • 21:14/07: Canadian Fisheries Ministry Agreeable to Audit on Aquaculture Policies
  • 21:14/08: CA Legislators Want Delta Tunnel Audit
  • 21:14/09: Sea Stars Making Comeback on North Coast
  • 21:14/10: ‘Codfather’ of New Bedford Indicted
  • 21:14/11: Perspective: Correcting Distorted Truths of Delta Fisheries

6 May 2016: Issue 21:13

  • 21:13/01: PCFFA, IFR Victorious in Challenge to Columbia River Salmon Plan
  • 21:13/02: Crabbing Set to Resume on California’s North Coast
  • 21:13/03: Tunnel Update: Funding, Water Quality Concerns Raised
  • 21:13/04: FDA Warns of Unsafe Animal Drugs, Chemicals in Imported Shrimp
  • 21:13/05: Fish Kills in Asia, South America Raise Environmental Concerns
  • 21:13/06: Injunction Granted in Fight to Prevent Corporate Seafood Merger
  • 21:13/07: Collaborative Mapping Project Slows Bycatch in Alaska
  • 21:13/08: Fishermen Take to the Air to Survey Marine Mammal Interactions
  • 21:13/09: NMFS to Perform Environmental Analysis on Green River Hatcheries
  • 21:13/10: Ocean Acidification Destroying Reefs in Florida Keys
  • 21:13/11: Oregon Senators Introduce Bill to Assist Salmon Migration, Funded by Irrigators

29 April 2016: Issue 21:12

  • 21:12/01: CA Counties Sue to Stop Sale of SF Delta Islands
  • 21:12/02: Environmentalists’ Suit Alleges Clean Water Violations in SF Delta Use
  • 21:12/03: CDFW to Cease Trucking Salmon on Feather River
  • 20:12/04: AK Legislators Investigate GE Salmon
  • 20:12/05: NOAA Sees Connection in Warmer Pacific and Dropping Salmon Numbers
  • 20:12/06: CA Hatcheries Release Highest Number of Young Salmon in Years
  • 20:12/07: Bureau of Reclamation Calls for Salmon Migration Help Proposals
  • 20:12/08: Crescent City Crab Relief Fund a Model for Fishing Ports
  • 20:12/09: CA Closes Razor Clam Fishery on North Coast, Domoic Acid Levels Still High
  • 20:12/10: Fisherman Aids Entangled Whale

18 April 2016: Issue 21:11

  • 21:11/01: Klamath Dam Removal and Salmon Restoration Plan Moving Forward
  • 21:11/02: Feds Announce Probe of Funding Sources for Delta Tunnels
  • 21:11/03: PFMC Announces Restricted West Coast Salmon Season
  • 21:11/04: Coalition Urges California Water Managers To Complete Water Quality Plan
  • 21:11/05: NMFS Finalizes New Forage Fish Protections
  • 21:11/06: Lawsuit Challenges Columbia River Hatchery Operations
  • 21:11/07: Extreme Weather Conditions Expected to Become Status Quo in California
  • 21:11/08: Washington Moratorium on Grays River Hatchery Releases
  • 21:11/09: Climate Change Could Threaten Trillions in World Assets
  • 21:11/10: Federal Judge Approves $20 Billion Settlement over BP Oil Spill
  • 21:11/11: Kelp Forests Decimated by Confluence of Environmental Factors
  • 21:11/12: Californians Saved Over 1 Million Acre Feet of Water in Last Ten Months
  • 21:11/13: Federal Government Releases Draft Recovery Plan for Atlantic Salmon
  • 21:11/14: March Rains May Aid Recovery of Sacramento Winter Run Chinook
  • 21:11/15: Washington Fishermen Indicted for Dumping Pollutants
  • 21:11/16: Lawsuit on Emergency Delta Salinity Barrier Deemed Moot
  • 21:11/17: Sacramento River Closed To Fishing To Protect Migrating Salmon

4 April 2016: Issue 21:10

  • 21:10/01: Fisheries, Other Groups Sue FDA over Frankenfish Approval
  • 21:10/02: Key Funder Seeks Voter Approval for Delta Tunnel Tax
  • 21:10/03: Crabbers, Dignitaries, Public Celebrate Return of Dungeness Fishery
  • 21:10/04: Western Washington Tribes Threatened by “Disastrous” Coho Runs
  • 21:10/05: Central Valley Project Water Allocations Announced
  • 21:10/06: New Maps Illuminate Central Coast Seafloor
  • 21:10/07: Washington River goes Wild after Dam Removed
  • 21:10/08: Editorial: Politics over Science Continue to Threaten California Salmon
  • 21:10/09: Court Upholds Restrictions on Suction Dredge Mining

25 March 2016: Issue 21:09

  • 21:09/01: Dungeness Crabbing Opens in California’s District 10 After Long Wait
  • 21:09/02: San Joaquin Irrigators Demand Removal of Two Tunnel Plan Hearing Officers
  • 21:09/03: Southeastern States Rally to Oppose Offshore Drilling, and Win
  • 21:09/04: Opposition Grows to Lifting Fracking Moratorium
  • 21:09/05: Green Lights Shown to Reduce Turtle Encounters with Fishing Gear
  • 21:09/06: Private Wetland Restoration Effort Begins
  • 21:09/07: Global Water Crisis Exacting Toll on Industries, Workers
  • 21:09/08: Herring Stink Means More Than We May Think

21 March 2016: Issue 21:08

  • 21:08/01: Crab Update: CA District Ten Opens to Commercial Crabbing
  • 21:08/02: “A Little Enron Accounting” Spells Trouble for Delta Tunnels
  • 21:08/03: FERC Rejects Permit Request for Jordan Cove Natural Gas Facility
  • 21:08/04: Fisheries, Environmental Groups Intervene in Clean Water Lawsuit
  • 21:08/05: Congress Reacts to Restricted West Coast Salmon Season Options
  • 21:08/06: Bill to Prohibit GMO Labeling Fails in Senate
  • 21:08/07: Farmed Salmon may Provide Less Nutritional Value than Wild-Caught Salmon
  • 21:08/08: Groups Sue over NMFS Gulf Of Mexico Aquaculture Rules
  • 21:08/09: AK Salmon Threatened by Canadian Mines; Alaska Fishermen Lack Recourse

4 March 2016: Issue 21:07

  • 21:07/01: 2016 Salmon Projections Point to Dismal Fishing Season
  • 21:07/02: Crab Update: Congressmen, Fishermen Make Case for Disaster Relief
  • 21:07/03: CA Legislature to Hold Hearing on Pending Delta Decisions
  • 21:07/04: Recent Tests Show B.C. Salmon Free of Fukushima Radiation
  • 21:07/05: Senator Pushes for Hatchery Genetic Management Plans
  • 21:07/06: Fishing, Environmental Groups Sue over Weak Water Protections
  • 21:07/07: Administration to Propose Offshore Drilling Plan for Atlantic Coast

26 February 2016: Issue 21:06

  • 21:06/01: Crab Update: Trinidad Coming Clean; Press Conference on Disaster Relief
  • 21:06/02: Fishing Groups: New Drought Relief Bill a Danger to Salmon Runs
  • 21:06/03: ‘Save Our Salmon Act’, Links Bass Protection to Salmon Decline
  • 21:06/04: No Little Legislative Progress at House Hearing on California Water Issues
  • 21:06/05: Sea Star Wasting Disease Identified; Appears to be on the Wane
  • 21:06/06: Senate Agriculture Committee Postpones Vote on GMO Crop Labeling
  • 21:06/07: NMFS Designates Critical Habitat for WA, OR Coho And Steelhead
  • 21:06/08: CA Coastal Commission Sued for Release of Documents
  • 21:06/09: Proposed Wetland Park to Provide Fish, Wildlife Habitat in Delta
  • 21:06/10: Puget Sound Salmon Dosed with High Levels of Consumer Drugs
  • 21:06/11: Fishermen, Allied Business Invited to Join Blue Business Council

19 February 2016: Issue 21:05

  • 21:05/01: Crab Update: Opening Protocol, Disaster Declaration, More
  • 21:05/02: Cal. Water Board Moves Ahead with Delta Tunnels Hearing
  • 21:05/03: Future of Offshore Drilling Uncertain
  • 21:05/04: Salmon Returns Vary on West Coast
  • 21:05/05: Tribal Leaders Seek Solutions for Salmon to Spawn Above Grand Coulee
  • 21:05/06: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Advisory Council Members
  • 21:05/07: Cal. Coastal Commission Removes Top Official Despite Public Support
  • 21:05/08: NOAA Releases Action Plans for Eight Endangered Spotlight Species
  • 21:05/09: WA, AK Senators Work to Put More U.S.-Caught Seafood In School Lunches
  • 21:05/10: OR Study Indicates Hatchery Fish may Change Genetics of Wild Populations
  • 21:05/11: Hearing On Status Of Magnuson-Stevens Act Scheduled for Late February

5 February 2016: Issue 21:04

  • 21:04/01: NMFS: 3% Survival Of Sacramento River Winter-Run Chinook
  • 21:04/02: Klamath Dams Once Again Headed Towards Removal
  • 21:04/03: Crab Update: U.S. SBA Offering Low Interest Loans
  • 21:04/04: New Feinstein Draft Drought Legislation Includes Provisions Harmful To Salmon
  • 21:04/05: 43rd Annual Fisheries Forum On Wednesday, 11 February
  • 21:04/06: More Research Needed On Generating Turbines Effect On Fish
  • 21:04/07: NOAA Gears Up To Celebrate 40 Years Of Magnuson-Stevens Act
  • 21:04/08: NMFS Reports Completed Columbia River Hatchery Plans
  • 21:04/09: Coho Group Uses Marin Civic Center As Dramatic Backdrop
  • 21:04/10: SF Chronicle Reports Cracks In Delta Tunnel Coalition

29 January 2016: Issue 21:03

  • 21:03/01: Crab Update
  • 21:03/02: Comment Period Opens on Klamath Dam Removal
  • 21:03/03: Salmon Prices at 30 Year Peak
  • 21:03/04: Fisheries Forum Set for February 11
  • 21:03/05: Oregon Seeks Comment on Halibut Season
  • 21:03/06: Restore the Delta Petition for EPA Review
  • 21:03/07: CA Reservoirs Still Low
  • 21:03/08: Westlands’ Lobbying Octopus
  • 21:03/09: Seafood Interests Seek Overturn of Sharkfin Ban
  • 21:03/10: Offshore Drilling Issue in SC Primary

22 January 2016: Issue 21:02

  • 21:02/01: CA Senator Feinstein Unveils New Drought Bill
  • 21:02/02: California Crab Update: Economic Loss Forms; Local Relief Efforts Ramp Up
  • 21:02/03: NOAA Announces Rules for Offshore Aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico
  • 21:02/04: Salmon Farms Cited as Concern in BC Virus Scare
  • 21:02/05: Groups Oppose Large Scale Ocean Finfish Farm off San Diego
  • 21:02/06: Commercial Fishermen Sue over Gulf Snapper Allocations
  • 21:02/07: Obama Signs Bill into Law Banning Microbeads
  • 21:02/08: Oceans Absorbing More Manmade Heat than Ever Before
  • 21:02/09: Environmental Groups Sue over Illegal Take of Puget Sound Salmonids
  • 21:02/10: Reps Call for Accounting of Delta Tunnels Item in CA Budget
  • 21:02/11: Hatchery Releases Endangered Coho Near Muir Woods

8 January 2016: Issue 21:01

  • 21:01/01: Welcome to 2016
  • 21:01/02: Dungeness Crab Update
  • 21:01/03: PCFFA, IFR, Others File Formal Protest to Delta Tunnels
  • 21:01/04: California Approves $1.2 Billion to Fund Increased Water Recycling Projects
  • 21:01/05: Brown Allocates $3.6 Million From General Fund for Destructive Tunnels Project
  • 21:01/06: Fish Stocks Continue Freefall in Sacramento River Delta
  • 21:01/07: AK Study: Fisheries Contribute To Municipalities More Than To State
  • 21:01/08: AK Supreme Court Favors Private Interests in Landmark Quota Decision
  • 21:01/09: Endangered Killer Whales’ Diets up to 98% Salmon

 

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