“Rock the Vote” parties will be held around Bristol Bay this fall in preparation for the upcoming November election. There will be information about the importance of the election to protect Bristol Bay, and how Ballot Measure 1 can help protect salmon and fish habitat throughout the state. Refreshments will be provided, and Ballot Measure
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a “final” report today on the scoping process surrounding the proposed Pebble Mine. The 37-page report merely skims the major issues raised about the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP)’s application to build a toxic mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s fishery, and does not do justice to the concerns raised by concerned citizens and cooperating agencies alike.
Bristol Bay Tribes called on the State of Alaska to protect important cultural resources at Amakdedori Bay on Cook Inlet from Pebble’s toxic exploration efforts.
United Tribes of Bristol Bay released new polling results today highlighting local concerns about the proposed Pebble mine, showing more than 80 percent of the region believes that the mine poses a threat to the region’s subsistence, sport and commercial fisheries.