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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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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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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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‘Boom, Bust, Boom': We need the Pebble Mine like the plague

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By Joel Reynolds Published: October 29, 2012 Visit full article at www.huffingtonpost.com   Last month, Grover Norquist surprised a lot of people when he appeared to take up the cause of renewable energy, noting in a Politico column that copper is a necessary component of wind turbines. In his view,

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Responding to the Wall Street Journal editorial on EPA and Bristol Bay

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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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