Alaska Statutes.
Title 16. Fish and Game
Chapter 10. Fisheries and Fishing Regulations
Section 10. Interference With Salmon Spawning Streams and Waters.
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AS 16.10.010. Interference With Salmon Spawning Streams and Waters.

(a) A person may not, without first applying for and obtaining a permit or license from the Department of Environmental Conservation,

(1) obstruct, divert, or pollute waters of the state, either fresh or salt, utilized by salmon in the propagation of the species, by felling trees or timber in those waters, casting, passing, throwing, or dumping tree limbs or foliage, underbrush, stumps, rubbish, earth, stones, rock, or other debris, or passing or dumping sawdust, planer shavings, or other waste or refuse of any kind in those waters;

(2) erect a dam, barricade, or obstruction to retard, conserve, impound, or divert the waters described in (1) of this subsection to prevent, retard, or interfere with the free ingress or egress of salmon into those waters in the natural spawning or propagation process;

(3) render the waters described in (1) of this subsection inaccessible or uninhabitable for salmon for spawning or propagation.

(b) The application for the permit or license referred to in (a) of this section must set out the name and style of the person or concern, describe the waters and location, and state in particular the plans, purpose, and intention for which the application is made.

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