HERRING STATUS Pacific herring fishery in PWS unrecovered from oil spill

Sunday, November 30, 2014

By Margaret Baumann for The Cordova Times

More than 25 years after the Exxon Valdez disaster in Prince William Sound, once bountiful Pacific herring stocks still have not recovered from the toxic oil spill, the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council has concluded.

Meeting in Anchorage on Nov. 19, the council concluded that the status of Pacific herring should remain unchanged as "not recovering," said Elise Hsieh, executive director of the council...

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