Peltola wants answers to several questions about trawl bycatch of orcas, including claims of “new behavior” by the whales.
Goals target sustainable production, increase in US aquaculture, market access. Huge inequities remain between $$ for farmers, fishermen.
The group “hopes its report will help benefit Alaska’s salmon resources.” There is “no formal plan at this time for on-going or follow up efforts.”
Gov’t aims for more “equity” in ocean benefits and “sharing the burdens” of negative impacts by human activities.
Funding for research on king crab, salmon, fresh/salt water habitats and more.
Anyone using the label for ‘unfair or deceptive’ practice could be fined $10,000.