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A president’s legacy in the making: If greed swallows Bristol Bay, nothing is off limits

Show them the money - they'll sell jobs, tax dollars, and good times. The history is some jobs, some taxes, then no jobs, no taxes, and you're left with toxic spoils. [...]

December 17, 2019 Alaska, FEATURE STORY, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide, wild salmon

Bristol Bay advocates push for new Pebble Mine assessment

By Kirk Moore for National Fisherman Advocates for the Bristol Bay said they need to keep pressure on federal agencies for an environmental reassessment of the Pebble Mine proposal – and on ways to keep the world’s greatest salmon fishery [...]

December 3, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

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

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

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

How could protecting Alaska’s salmon become a vote against something?

Alaska in the news: its fantastical landscapes, wildness, fisheries abundance commercially and outdoors folks’ abundant choices of game fish. Let’s keep it that way. [...]

July 17, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Kill Pebble Mine, not the world’s most robust salmon fishery

Pink salmon are different from all other salmon species. Their life is just two years long, from egg to death after spawning. [...]

July 8, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Put politics aside. We need to stand against an unprincipled act

There are appropriate places to mine but the home of the largest sockeye salmon run in the world is absolutely godawful. [...]

May 28, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide