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Margaret Bauman

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Margaret Bauman is a veteran Alaska journalist focused on covering fisheries and environmental issues. Bauman has been writing for The Cordova Times since 2010. You can reach her at mbauman@thecordovatimes.com.

Industrial fish wastes total nearly 10 million tons

A new university research report concludes that poor fishing practices and inadequate management result in industrial fishing fleets dumping nearly 10 million tons of...

USDA urged to strengthen GMO regulations

Two federal agencies charged with oversight of genetically engineered crops and animals are being urged by environmental, food safety and other entities to substantially...

PWS harvest tops one million fish

Commercial harvests of red salmon reached 378,000 fish in the Copper River drift district through June 20, as the run and harvest continued to...

NPFMC executive joins NOAA administration

After 27 years with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, including 15 as executive director, Chris Oliver is taking on a new challenge, as...

King Cove’s new hydroelectric plant comes online

King Cove’s new Waterfall Creek hydroelectric facility is now online, producing up to 400 kilowatts of electricity, city officials said.Waterfall Creek is the Aleutian...

Pebble partners with ASRC, BBNC says fish still first

Promoters of the Pebble project say they have partnered with a subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corp. to enhance future Alaska Native contracting opportunities...

Bill to aid young harvesters introduced in Senate

A bipartisan, bicoastal group of U.S. Senators has introduced legislation aimed at easing financial, business and marketing obstacles facing the next generation of commercial...

As new districts open, harvest nears 2 million fish

A preliminary state count of commercially caught wild salmon indicates the statewide harvest will top 2 million fish this week, including upwards of 573,000...

PWS salmon catch reaches 280,000 fish

Commercial catches of wild king, chum and sockeye salmon in Prince William Sound have reached 280,000 fish, with the Copper River and four other...

Copper River salmon sales are hot

From gourmet restaurant entrees to Costco roadshows, Alaska is rolling out the red carpet again for Copper River salmon.Copper River sockeye entrees, with rice...