The mine would be built at the headwaters of the Koktuli River drainage, and it would eliminate about 20% of available habitat there, though the Corps says that does not necessarily represent fish habitat.
Activists say fishing businesses need access to federal programs that already benefit land-based harvesters.
Most of the workers are eligible to receive up to $2,685.
Opponents say the environmental impact statement does not address impacts on fish streams.
Bristol Bay Borough shows up on multiple COVID-19 data-modeling sites as one of the nation’s hottest hotbeds of infection.
Porter turned on the emergency lights and drove the firetruck 15 miles to Fishermen’s Bar in Naknek. He had parked the truck in front of the bar when police officers arrived and arrested him.
Previously, the PPP recognized crew members as “self-employed” by the Internal Revenue Service. The previous requirements left crew wages out of the equation when applying for the loans.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended a transportation corridor that cuts through land owned by several Bristol Bay entities that refuse to grant Pebble access to their properties.
The possibility of significant outbreaks at processing plants, and a decrease in consumer power, poses big questions about the reliability of both supply and demand this season.
O the day they were supposed to travel to Naknek, the results for three of the workers came back positive. All 150 of the workers were told they had to quarantine for an additional 11 days.