It’s a win for the state’s marketing branch, which had some help from Alaska’s congressional delegation.
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In Rose Garden address, Biden celebrates with Alaskans opposed to Pebble mine
United Tribes of Bristol Bay Executive Director Alannah Hurley was invited to Washington, D.C., to introduce the president.
Army Corps to revisit parts of Pebble’s application, but opponents say mine can’t move forward
Pebble spokesperson Mike Heatwole said the announcement shows the company’s appeal holds water.
EPA stops Pebble mine, capping decades-long battle
“Many of those who began this battle are no longer with us,” said Alannah Hurley, executive director of United Tribes of Bristol Bay. She called the EPA’s decision historic.
The EPA is now one step away from a veto that would ban Pebble mine
Casey Sixkiller, the Region 10 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, has sent a recommendation to EPA headquarters to protect the area by vetoing the proposed mine.
Fish for Families aims to bring Bristol Bay sockeye to Alaska communities facing low salmon runs
In early July, it sent out its first shipment of the season — 1,000 pounds of salmon to Chignik communities on the Alaska Peninsula. The program plans to send a total of 8,000 pounds of salmon there this month.
Bristol Bay’s sockeye run is already the biggest on record
One scientist says the sockeye runs now returning to Bristol Bay may be the largest in hundreds of years.
Environmental Protection Agency proposes veto of Pebble Mine to protect salmon-rich Bristol Bay
The EPA announced the proposed ban Wednesday morning, using its authority under a section of the Clean Water Act.
State forecasts record sockeye run in Bristol Bay
Alaska fishermen could see a record sockeye salmon harvest of 74 million fish this year, most of which will come from Bristol Bay.
An epic forecast for Bristol Bay salmon has industry leaders worried it will be too much to handle
Biologists are forecasting another massive run of sockeye salmon in Bristol Bay this summer, raising questions in commercial fishing circles about whether the industry will be able to keep up.