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What will it take to permanently protect Bristol Bay? First, speak out.

The EPA is listening, so speak up to protect Bristol Bay salmon, water, and communities. You can help permanently protect Bristol Bay and all the lives, livelihoods and ways of life it sustains.

In late May, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a move toward protecting Bristol Bay by releasing a revised proposed determination under the Clean Water Act Section 404(c) that would prohibit and restrict the use of some Bristol Bay headwaters as disposal sites for mining waste. The comment period runs through July 5. … Read More

The Bristol Bay way = no Pebble mine

This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its next steps and deadlines regarding the Clean Water Act 404(c) process that could lead to protections for the Bristol Bay way and the salmon at the center of it. You can take action now to urge EPA to finish the job before next year’s salmon season.… Read More

Seattle fish tales

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

Alaska Brief–April 2019

Happily, the sun has returned, with wild flowers, devil’s club, mosquitoes, bears, and salmon right behind it.  It seems like spring prompts us to clean up after the long winter. We rid ourselves of what we don’t need and make … Read More

Alaska Brief–November 2018

Fighting to protect wilderness, wildlife, and clean air and water can feel disheartening. It just got harder in Alaska with the election of a Governor who, like the Trump administration, wants to gut environmental protections and hastily pave the way … Read More

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