We took Trump’s EPA to court today for breaking the law when it withdrew its own science-based conclusions to clear the path for an industrial mining hazard that could devastate the fisheries, economies, and social and cultural fabric of communities in Bristol Bay, Alaska. … Read More
We went to Seattle this month to celebrate the connection between Alaska salmon and the Pacific Northwest.
What we learned in our short Seattle stay is that many of our neighbors to the south understand the importance of protecting Alaska salmon and natural places. … Read More
Politics, power and pandering mean more to the Trump administration than clean water, thriving fisheries, and healthy Alaska communities. The withdrawal of the 2014 Environmental Protection Agency Proposed Determination to protect Bristol Bay on July 30 proves that Trump’s EPA … Read More
Complicity takes many shapes. It can show up as apathy, distraction, and ignorance. It can wear the disguise of “business as usual.” It can appear as populism, righteousness, and partisan politics. It is integral to corruption and collusion. Complicity is … Read More
Trustees for Alaska and the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program just submitted 400-plus pages of comments on behalf of 15 client groups that demonstrate how the U.S. Army Corps’ draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble mine violates the … Read More
It’s hard to speak up when you don’t feel heard, and harder still when you feel threatened. Dominant power structures have used this fact to silence social and environmental justice movements throughout history. They are using them now. Online conversations … Read More