Expert BlogAlaska, United StatesTaryn Kiekow Heimer
EPA just released a recommendation under Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act that would prohibit the Pebble Mine—a giant gold and copper mine proposed at the headwaters of the world’s greatest wild salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska. This…
Tribal representatives, commercial fishermen, restauranteurs, and conservation groups—including NRDC—are meeting with the Biden Administration and Members of Congress urging them to finalize Clean Water Act protections for Bristol Bay by the end of 2022.
2022 Bristol Bay wild salmon run breaks all-time record while beleaguered Canadian owner of widely opposed Bristol Bay gold and copper mining scheme continues to fight EPA’s proposal for veto long sought by region’s residents.