Archived Reports

MAY 2013 The Senate Commerce Committee is forecasted to hold a hearing on the cruise ship industry in June. In advance of the hearing, CLIA Alaska was asked to garner support letters from various elected officials and port communities in Alaska.  We have been working with the Governor’s office, the Senate President and the Speaker […]
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JULY 2013 No update.   MAY 2013 NOAA/NMFS has initiated an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) for Alaska harbor seals.  NMFS has cited a 2001 study in Disenchantment Bay as evidence of seal disturbances by cruise ships and intends to use an ANPR to initiate a public comment process which may lead to new […]
MAY 2013 We are currently working to finalize and begin the initial phase of implementing our outreach plan intended to provide greater understanding of both economic and environmental issues within our industry. The plan includes ship tours, speaking to various groups, and promoting positive stories in the media. Our efforts are in coordination with the […]
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