Pink Salmon Payouts for 2016 Run Failure Back on Track
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Pink salmon payouts for the 2016 run failure are getting back on track.
It’s been a long time coming but payments could soon be in hand for fishermen, processors and communities hurt by the 2016 pink salmon failure Kodiak, Prince William Sound, Chignik, Lower Cook Inlet, South Alaska Peninsula, Southeast Alaska, and Yakutat.
Congress ok’d over $56 million in federal relief funds the following year, but the authorization sat on NOAA desks in DC for over two years...
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