Alaska

BBC goes to Bristol Bay

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The bitter battle over Alaska’s salmon WRITTEN BY: Stephen Sackur PUBLISHED: July 23, 2013 To read full article, visit www.bbc.co.uk   Alaska’s fishing community and mining industry are engaged in a bitter battle, with fishermen arguing that a planned gold mine risks poisoning the waters where Pacific salmon spawn. The

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Bristol Bay fishermen team up with major retailers and chefs to raise awareness of legendary salmon run, Pebble Mine threat

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July 15, 2013 Seattle, WA – Alaska’s Bristol Bay salmon fishery is winding down, with fishermen already having harvested well over 15 million sockeye salmon. Meanwhile, thousands of grocery stores are telling their customers about Bristol Bay sockeye, the world’s largest sustainable salmon run – and the threat that hangs

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski criticizes planners of proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska

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WRITTEN BY: Trevor Graff McClatchy Washington Bureau PUBLISHED: July 09, 2013 To read full article, visit www.mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON — Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, this week called for the release of Pebble Partnership’s detailed plans and a timeline for developing the Pebble Mine site near the headwaters of Bristol Bay in

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Sharing concerns for fisheries: Local fishermen hear of Alaska threat, too

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WRITTEN BY: James Niedzinski,Staff Writer PUBLISHED: January 26, 2013 To read full article, visit: http://www.gloucestertimes.com   Fishermen from Gloucester and Alaska fish drastically different areas during different times of the year, but one thing is for certain: They’re all in the same boat when it comes to defending and protecting

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Compass: No matter the details, Pebble has a mine plan

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WRITTEN BY: Lindsey Bloom and Brian Kraft, Anchorage Daily News PUBLISHED: January 05, 2013 To read full article, visit www.adn.com   If there’s one thing politicians have in common, it’s the abiding faith that if they say something over and over again, that it will become true (at least in

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The Gift that Gives Back

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We want to make you a social media star, and send you a beautiful photo! Hi, this is Jorden Greiner from Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay (CFBB). That’s me in the photo (on the right), with Kat Carscallen and Ben Blakey at our booth last month at Pacific Marine Expo.

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Mining CEO on the way out should take Pebble idea with her

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Published: November 18, 2012 Written By: Bobby Andrew Read full article at www.alaskadispatch.com    In London in 2008, I sat down with Cynthia Carroll, the CEO of the UK-based mining corporation behind the proposed Pebble Mine. She promised me then, and every year since, that Anglo American wouldn’t develop the

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Why former Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski is wrong about Pebble

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Bristol Bay commercial fisherman and BP oil worker Mel Brown writes why Former Alaska Gov. Frank Murkowski misses the mark on Pebble Mine comparisons. Brown hits the mark when he says, “The Pebble debate is not about environmental interests battling an environmental threat. To the contrary, it is about local

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Commercial fishermen applaud EPA’s review process for Bristol Bay report

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For Immediate Release Friday, November 9, 2012 For more information:   Bob Waldrop, executive director, Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, bdrop@bbrsda.com; 907-223-1588   Commercial fishermen applaud EPA’s peer review process for Bristol Bay assessment; Call on President for swift action to protect fishery, jobs, and economy Anchorage – Commercial

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Leadership changes at Anglo American raise questions about Alaska’s Pebble Mine

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WRITTEN BY: Margaret Bauman, The Cordova Times PUBLISHED: Nov 03, 2012 To read full article, visit www.alaskadispatch.com   Corporate leadership changes are under way at the international mining firm behind the big push to develop the Pebble mine, but what effect this may have on the multimillion-dollar project is still

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