Pink Salmon Disaster Funds Still Stalled After 3 Years
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Pink salmon disaster funds are still stalled in DC.
It’s been three years but Alaska pink salmon fishermen are still awaiting federal relief funds for the disastrous 2016 season which was the worst in 40 years.
NOAA Fisheries missed a sign off deadline of June 1 and now says the funds will be released to the Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission on the first of July.
“However, as you might imagine, we’re not holding our breath because of the...
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