AYEA community leaders support HB 199

March 8,2018 – The Cordova Times

House Bill 199, a work in progress before the House Special Committee on Fisheries, has won the support of Alaska Youth for Environmental Action, a program of the Alaska Center Education Fund.

Twenty-six young community leaders from across the state were to deliver a letter to Juneau on March 9 in support of “The Wild Salmon Legacy Act introduced by Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, chair of the fisheries committee.

The bill would update state law governing development of salmon habitat, by establishing general fish and wildlife permits and major and minor anadromous fish habitat permits for specific activities, to protect fish and game and their habitats.

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