NSIA News

E15 Bill Stalled in Committee Posted July 21, 2017

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POLITICO reports that, lacking the votes needed to pass it, the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee will not move forward on the Fischer E15 bill, which would have allowed for the year round sale…

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Liz Hamilton, Executive Director of the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association, wrote a letter asking Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, not to alter the current designation, protections, or size of the Hanford Reach National Monument….

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On Thursday, June 8, 2017 the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans of the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on a Bill to provide better management tools for sealion predation in the Columbia…

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In a strongly-worded letter to ODFW Commission Chairman, Michael Finley, Governor Brown has requested the Commission reverse their previous ruling and instead implement rules that honor the commitments made to the sportfishing industry in the…

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 The Columbia River Reforms, we fought for them, we have given up smolts to benefit the commercial fleet, and we have paid for them out of our own pockets. Sadly, special interests aim to benefit commercial…

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With big changes on the horizon for fisheries in the region sportfishing industry leaders and supporters came together over the weekend to raise important funds that will go towards the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association’s work…

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Washington Sportfishing Industry Members and Advocates Raise Nearly $50,000 in Support of More Fish and Better Fishing The Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association is celebrating a very successful banquet and fundraiser in Washington over the weekend….

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Owyhee Protections Would Continue to Grow Malheur County’s Economy Outdoor recreation already contributes nearly $70 million in economic activity annually (Oregon City, OR) A newly-released study finds that a significant portion of Malheur County’s economic…

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Kalmiopsis Plan on the Right Track to Protect Southern Oregon Rivers The U.S. Forest Service recently completed an Environmental Assessment that would exclude a 100,000 acre section of federal lands near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness from…

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