New Fish Tax Passed by Bristol Bay Borough Voters
A new 1.5% fish tax on all processed fish in the Bristol Bay Borough will fund long-needed updates and repairs on the area’s wastewater system. The revenue from the tax will help pay for a system that serves 1,000 residents most of the year and upwards of 10,000 during the salmon season.
“We provide the infrastructure and the wastewater system for about 10 major fish processors in the Bristol Bay Borough,” Gregg Brelsford, the borough manager, told KDLG’s Isabelle Ross in late September.
“And over the years, the industry ...
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