Here's a federal notice indicating Southeast Alaska salmon seine permit holders soon will vote on whether to shoulder a $5.8 million loan to retire 22 permits from the fishery.
The voting period starts Dec. 13, the notice says.
In 2012, Southeast seiners approved a $13.1 million loan to remove 64 permits.
Currently, there are 315 permits in the fishery.
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