Pink Salmon Relief Fund Payouts Face Another Snag
Alaska salmon permit holders who are applying now for nearly $32 million in federal relief funds from the 2016 pink salmon run failure are facing another snarl.
The way in which the payouts were calculated appears badly flawed.
“A portion of the problem is nobody saw the final plan before it was released. We asked for it several times.”
Representative Louise Stutes of Kodiak has watchdogged the relief process from the get-go.
The payouts to salmon permit holders in seven regions are based on average dockside values over even years...
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