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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

SfS measure chalks win

Judge rules in favor of salmon initiative Mallott deemed unconstitutional


Last updated 1/13/2018 at 2:14pm

Superior Court Judge Mark Rindner Oct. 10 ruled the controversial Stand for Salmon ballot initiative to be constitutional, overturning a contrary decision by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott less than a month earlier.

The proposed ballot measure would prioritize the habitat of anadromous fish - for Alaska this is primarily salmon but includes at least 36 fish species that traverse between fresh and salt...

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