Developed by the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island, the app is meant to help Alaska’s harvesters and managers speak the same language.
Text messages and meeting notes show that behind the scenes, leaders of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources have been collaborating with Pebble to create the final piece of Pebble’s application.
Sullivan’s tweets come after Pebble executives were caught on tape saying Sullivan was helping them by staying in a corner and keeping quiet.
The state’s opportunity to veto the project rests with the Department of Environmental Conservation. Its commissioner used to lobby for the Pebble Mine.
Environmentalists say the Trump administration is taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to advance Pebble as well as other Alaska projects while the public and the press are distracted.
Jason Brune’s appointment is controversial because he worked as the public affairs and government relations manager for mining company Anglo American when it backed the proposed Pebble Mine.
The United Fisherman Association conducted a survey to find out what issues fishermen cared about. The answers will help the group learn how to develop its new Salmon Habitat Information Program.
The United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.
Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively says the commercial salmon industry in Alaska is losing its importance.