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Commerce Department Allocates Millions of Dollars for Fishery Disasters
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Commerce Department Allocates Millions of Dollars for Fishery Disasters

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo has announced the allocation of over $42 million to address fishery disasters in among other places, Alaska, California, Oregon and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and Yurok Tribes fisheries from 2017 to 2023. “With these allocations, it is our hope that these funds help the affected communities and tribes recover from these disasters,” Raimondo said in Jan. 29 statement. The allocations include $1,594,841 for the 2022 Alaska Yukon River salmon fisheries; $1,648,366 for the 2018 and 2019 California Red Sea Urchin fishery, $7,050,722 for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Oregon Chinook salmon fisheries; $1,218,502 for the 2017 and 2019 Muckleshoot Indian Tribe coho, chum and pink salmon fisheries; and $405,778 for the 2020 Yurok Tribe Chinook salmon fisherie...