Salmon disaster relief possible
On the Y-K Delta
A federal disaster funding bill released Dec. 12 includes provisions for $150 million to go to declared fisheries disasters in Alaska, New England and the Gulf of Mexico. The bulk of the bill’s funding would go to Hurricane Sandy relief. Lastly, the bill calls for $56.8 million for marine debris response. The Alaska delegation joined in requesting the funding for Alaskans be included in the legislation.