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

webmaster  -  Jul 18, 2013  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
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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Mining CEO on the way out should take Pebble idea with her

webmaster  -  Nov 18, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
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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Commercial fishermen applaud EPA’s review process for Bristol Bay report

webmaster  -  Nov 09, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
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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Responding to the Wall Street Journal editorial on EPA and Bristol Bay

webmaster  -  Oct 11, 2012  -  , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
The Wall Street Journal recently wrote an op-ed called “The EPA’s Pebble Beaching,” which called into question the EPA’s watershed assessment of Bristol Bay and its ability to create common sense restrictions which protect our fishery and fishing jobs. I wrote a letter in response, and while they say they

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