National Fisherman

Source: New England Cable News, Newton, Mass., Monday, Oct. 8, 2012

With lobster prices way down this year, Maine lobstermen are looking to cut costs wherever they can – and for the owner of Potts Harbor Lobster and Reversing Falls Lobster Wharf in Harpswell, that includes his power bill.

With lobster prices way down this year, Maine lobstermen are looking to cut costs wherever they can – and for the owner of Potts Harbor Lobster and Reversing Falls Lobster Wharf in Harpswell, that includes his power bill.

Now, with help from the sun, Jim Merryman is hoping those high electric bills are a thing of the past.

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Inside the Industry

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is required by state statute to appoint someone to the Board of Fisheries by today, Tuesday, May 19. However, his efforts to fill the seat have gone unfulfilled since he took office in January. The seven-member board serves as an in-state fishery management council for fisheries in state waters.

The resignation of Walker’s director of Boards and Commissions, Karen Gillis, fanned the flames of controversy late last week.

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Keith Decker, president and COO of High Liner Foods, will take over for the outgoing CEO, Harry Demone, who will assume the role as chairman of the board of directors. The Lunenburg, Nova Scotia-based seafood supplier boasts sales in excess of $310 million (American) for the first quarter of the year.

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