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Bristol Bay commercial fishermen thank EPA for moving to protect global salmon marketplace

Adam Andrews  -  Jul 18, 2014  -  , ,  -  No Comments
Today the U.S. EPA released its proposed determination in the Clean Water Act 404(c) process, issuing draft protections for the Bristol Bay watershed related to the proposed Pebble Mine. DILLINGHAM, AK – As Bristol Bay’s commercial fishermen are pulling their nets for the final time at the close of another

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Bristol Bay tribes stand ground against Pebble

Adam Andrews  -  Jul 01, 2014  -  , ,  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Robert HeyanoPUBLISHED: ADN CompassDATE: June 26, 2014 As Bristol Bay has prepared for the new fishing season, the cloud of uncertainty continues to loom over us as the battle to protect our fish and way of life from large-scale mines like Pebble drags on into its second decade. In the

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Fishery groups defend EPA on Pebble Mine

admin  -  May 01, 2014  -  , , ,  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Benjamin Goad PUBLISHED: The Hill DATE: April 30, 2014 Fisherman and conservation groups sought Wednesday to discredit charges that the Obama administration is attempting to sabotage a contentious mine project in Alaska, describing accusations from developers as recycled falsehoods. The groups’ rebuttal of fresh allegations from developers marks

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BBRSDA Airs New Ad Thanking Senator Begich on Pebble Position

webmaster  -  Jan 22, 2014  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: KTUU PUBLISHED: KTUU DATE: January 22, 2014 JUNEAU, Alaska – A commercial fishermen’s group is running TV ads thanking Sen. Mark Begich for his opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine. Bob Waldrop is executive director of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association. He says ads will begin

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Begich on Pebble: “Wrong mine, wrong place, too big”

webmaster  -  Jan 22, 2014  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Lisa Demer PUBLISHED: Anchorage Daily News DATE: January 19, 2014 U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says he’s concluded the proposed Pebble mine cannot be developed without harming the Bristol Bay region’s world-famous red salmon runs. “Wrong mine, wrong place, too big,” Begich said in an interview. “Too many potential

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Senator Cantwell Leads Rally for Bristol Bay: 12:30pm Thursday, January 23rd

webmaster  -  Jan 18, 2014  -  No Comments
The time to act is now. Let your voices be heard this Thursday at 12:30pm at Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle. Washington U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and celebrity chef Tom Douglas are leading a rally for Bristol Bay to send a message to President Obama that the EPA’s science is clear: Large-scale

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Final EPA Bristol Bay Assessment Concludes Pebble Mine Will Impact Fishery

webmaster  -  Jan 15, 2014  -  No Comments
Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay urge Obama Administration to protect jobs and world’s largest salmon fishery Final EPA Assessment concludes $1.5 billion Bristol Bay fishery threatened by the Pebble Mine ANCHORAGE, AK – After two rounds of scientific peer reviews and public comments that generated over one million comments, the

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Northern Dynasty Has One Foot in the Grave

webmaster  -  Jan 01, 2014  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Rich Duprey PUBLISHED: December 24, 2013 To read the story, visit The Motley Fool Just over a week after Northern Dynasty Minerals (NYSEMKT: NAK  ) announced it had regained full control over its controversial copper and gold Pebble mine in Alaska following its partner’s decision to back out of

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Bristol Bay Driftnet Permits Increase in Value

webmaster  -  Dec 05, 2013  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Mike Mason PUBLISHED: December 5, 2013 To listen the segment, visit KDLG The value of Bristol Bay driftnet permits continues to increase. The value placed on those permits by the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission jumped up over $14,000 to about $117,000. That’s compared to the more than $102,000 dollars

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Pebble’s Lone Investor Remains Optimistic Despite Challenges

webmaster  -  Nov 13, 2013  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Mallory Peebles PUBLISHED: November 18, 2013 To watch the segment, visit KTUU ANCHORAGE – For more than 2 months The Pebble Partnership has been operating with only one investor following Anglo American’s Sept. 16 withdrawal. “Since that time we’ve really been evaluating how we’ll move the Pebble project

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