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2012-12-04 12:27:33

CORDOVA, Alaska, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation (PWSAC) recently released the results of a comprehensive study on the impact of its programs on the economy, Alaska's seafood industry, sport, subsistence and personal use fisheries. Significant benefits to the state and regional economy were outlined, along with ways in which the programs could be expanded to produce greater economic benefit. The study covered direct and indirect job creation and...

2011-04-05 20:34:00

CORDOVA, Alaska, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation [PWSAC] recently released findings from an economic report that examines the impact of its hatchery program on the pink salmon market. PWSAC played a critical role in the recent economic recovery of the Alaska salmon industry. Since 2006, PWSAC has produced one in four of Alaska's commercially caught pink salmon. Large harvests of PWSAC pinks have provided the industry with the volume and...

2010-09-30 07:00:00

CORDOVA, Alaska, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation [PWSAC] today released findings from an economic study that confirms a long-held suspicion: hatchery fish are critical to the sustainability and health of Alaska's commercial salmon fishery, the sport fishery and to regional and statewide economies. Cordova-based PWSAC operates five hatcheries in the Prince William Sound/Copper River region, all of which generate millions of pink, chum, Coho and...