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EPA Chief reverses course on Pebble Mine in Alaska

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is unexpectedly maintaining restrictions on the Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska where Bristol Bay's wildlife would be at great risk. [...]

January 30, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

The Looting of America’s Public Lands

Donald Trump is doing what Dick Cheney always wanted to get done. The silver lining for those of sound minds is that Mr. Cheney ultimately failed and so will Trump [...]

December 12, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Dismantling America: One park, one Bristol Bay, and one monument at a time

Politicians must become willing to see their role as representing one umbrella nation within a democracy of parties. Currently, they see themselves as belonging to a single, fearful tribe [...]

October 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: US House committee urges EPA to drop opposition to Pebble mine

A U.S. House committee on Wednesday urged the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse plans to limit development at the proposed Bristol Bay Pebble project. [...]

February 24, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Foreign backers of Pebble Mine still lying and still conniving

Americans have repeatedly stood with the tribal members of the region and made it clear they do not want to put Bristol Bay at risk for a short-term mine. [...]

November 6, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Good news/bad news – White House gives Bristol Bay some protections

The president announced a ban on future oil and gas drilling in Bristol Bay. This does not, however, apply to minerals mining, and will not effect hotly contested plans for Pebble Mine. [...]

December 18, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Fly Rod & Reel picks Angler of The Year

Hed was a conservation organizer employed by an organization called the Alaska Conservation Foundation. After a 10-year career in finance, he had done a career 180 after a serendipitous trip to the Last Frontier [...]

October 17, 2014 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: The Regulatory Fairness Act is a really bad idea

The US Sportsmen's Alliance says the Regulatory Fairness Act would halt the EPA’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska [...]

May 2, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Company pulls out of Alaska’s controversial Pebble Mine

Global mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out of the Pebble Mine project in Alaska, the latest blow to the controversial plan to build an open pit mine in the best wild salmon stronghold in the world. [...]

April 8, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Lessons from Bristol Bay salmon runs

This landscape feels prehistoric – with more than 6 million acres of wilderness with hundreds of streams and lakes... [...]

January 21, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide