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Wed January 22, 2014

Supporters of Banning Commercial Setnets Go to Court... Rural Areas of Alaska Unaffected

The sponsors of a proposed initiative to ban setnetting in urban areas of Alaska are appealing the Lieutenant Governor’s decision to not allow the voters decide the issue. KDLG’s Mike Mason explains.

This story includes the comments made by initiative supporters during a press conference Wednesday.

A map of the non-subsistence use areas in Alaska.
Credit Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance