Travis Rummel holding a rainbow trout while shooting footage for "Red Gold" in Bristol Bay. Photo by Ben Knight
By Jenny Lynes
A lot has happened this summer on the Bristol Bay front. We wanted to provide a brief update for those of you who want to know the latest!
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Your efforts - large or small - to help protect Southwest Alaska from the Pebble Mine proposal have made a big difference.
Together, we sent over 600,000 (and counting) comments to the EPA supporting Bristol Bay protections. Alaskans alone sent four times the number of comments than ever before. On... [ READ MORE... ]
This is it folks. This Friday marks the last and final opportunity to make sure its crystal clear that sportsmen and women want cool, clean, fish filled waters in Bristol Bay...not a giant mine.
If you have not already done so, please take a minute to comment today and help protect the world’s... [ READ MORE... ]
TU has asked you time and again to comment in order to protect a place that few people from the Lower 48 have had the opportunity to see for themselves. We’ve asked you to take our word for the fact that Bristol Bay is a beautiful, unique, thriving fishery. (In Feone to see it for him or herself. (... [ READ MORE... ]
The EPA heard 3 out of 4 Alaskans speak out against Pebble Mine during the August hearings in Anchorage and around the Bristol Bay region. We were moved by the testimony, pleading with the EPA to understand why and how Pebble Mine threatens the valuable resource in Bristol Bay.
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Last week, over the course of seven public hearings, Alaskans' message to the EPA was crystal clear: finalize the determination and protect Bristol Bay. In fact, nearly 1,000 Alaskans attended and 3 out of 4 spoke in favor of protecting Bristol Bay. But the fight is not over, and EPA still needs to... [ READ MORE... ]
We're preparing to welcome the EPA to Anchorage and then the Bristol Bay region next week, and are encouraged to see comments rolling in across the country in order to protect wild salmon from large-scale mining. If you have not yet done so, please tell the EPA to issue protections for Bristol Bay... [ READ MORE... ]
We're excited about the building momentum to protect Bristol Bay up here in Alaska! The EPA comment period to gain public input on proposed protections for mining in Bristol Bay is underway and the hearings are on the horizon. If you have not commented, please do so here.
In the meantime, we wanted... [ READ MORE... ]
We are very excited to share the news that on Friday, the EPA released its proposed determination for how to best protect Bristol Bay's vast salmon-based resources from large-scale development of the Pebble deposit. Hooray!
This doesn't mean the fight is won, but it brings us much closer to... [ READ MORE... ]
Pictured above: The blessing of the 2014 Fleet in Dillingham, AK. Photo by Dave Bendinger.
Alaskan summer is officially in full swing. The summer solstice has recently come and gone, and with nearly 24 hours of light and the fish biting, it doesn't get much better than this.
For an angler in Alaska... [ READ MORE... ]