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Lack of Immersion Suits for Young Prompt Exemption

Jay Barrett/KMXT Commercial salmon fishing in Alaska is often a family affair, with kids joining parents onboard. There is a problem that pops up though, with very young children and the requirement for immersion or survival suits for everyone onboard a commercial fishing boat. Ken Lawrenson, the commercial fishing safety coordinator in Juneau says the Coast Guard is aware of …

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