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Fishermen schooled Congress on impacts of Pebble Mine

“Nowhere in the world has a mine of this type and size been located in a place as ecologically sensitive as Bristol Bay.” [...]

November 18, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

White House bullied AK Gov, threatened EPA, and badgered the Corps on behalf of Pebble Mine

House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment takes Trump to task for his open attempt to bully the EPA, Alaska's Gov, and Corps of Engineers. [...]

November 8, 2019 Alaska, Orvis, Public Lands, RECENT, Science, Slide, wild salmon

Fish Bristol Bay before our country gives it to foreigners to mine

Study: 92% of copper mines in US that produce the vast majority of the country’s copper fail to capture or treat wastewater. [...]

October 23, 2019 Alaska, Bristol Bay, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Trout, salmon groups sue EPA over scrapped Pebble Mine pollution limits plan

That decision was “arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and not in accordance with law,” the litigants alleged in their complaint. [...]

October 10, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Murkowski gives Pebble Mine a stern warning with submitted report language

Our relatives have died defending America. Let's unite around conservation and smother attempts to sell our public lands and take away our hunting and fishing rights. [...]

October 8, 2019 Alaska, Clean Water Rule, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Pacific salmon, Public Lands, Slide

Trump, without hesitation, wants Tongass mined, logged, and developed

It's painful to watch an entire political party standby and let one Nero-like man mangle the environment of a once envied country stripped of its signature. [...]

October 4, 2019 Alaska, High Country News, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide, Trump

Admin hid EPA analysis questioning Bristol Bay Pebble Mine, key doc reveals

The Trump administration has abandoned EPA's decades-old system of ranking and grading environmental impact statements. Instead disregards science. [...]

August 21, 2019 Conservation, Pebble Mine LP, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Book Review: Stronghold by Tucker Malarkey about Guido Rahr’s salmon passion

Salmon feed us, and their presence tells us that our rivers are still healthy. At least 137 different species depend on the marine-rich nutrients that wild salmon provide. [...]

August 13, 2019 Book Review, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Slide

We cannot let the admin divvy up Togiak National Wildlife Refuge among their friends

Currently, the places we hunt, fish, hike, and camp are under daily attack by a sinister political mob. If you do not know that, you're quickly shorn. [...]

August 12, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Trump Administration Reneges on Protections for Alaska’s Salmon Fishery

The mine Pebble will be the largest gold mine in the world and the largest open-pit mine in North America, built in headwaters of the world’s largest wild salmon runs. [...]

July 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide