Pebble Mine

Stepping Up for Salmon

Living in Seattle, the critical role that wild Alaskan salmon play in our state’s culture and economy is clear. Salmon are a staple of our regional cuisine and the source …

Sockeye Salmon

Between a Sockeye and a Hard Rock Mining Place

For hunters, anglers, commercial fishermen and women and Alaska Natives, Bristol Bay is an untouched wilderness, home to the world’s largest sockeye salmon runs. It also supports a rich ecosystem …

Alaska brown bear, bristol bay, pebble mine

Imperiled Wilderness: Eight Things You Probably Don’t Know about Alaska’s Bristol Bay

The 40,000-square-mile Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska stretches across pristine tundra and wetlands crisscrossed with rivers that flow into the bay. Up to 40 million sockeye salmon return to …

Bristol Bay, Alaska

Hard Rock Mines Threaten the Nation’s Waters

Metal prices are on a tear. Both gold and silver prices recently hit all-time highs. While this is good news for investors, it should alarm anyone who cares about clean …

Jewelers Value Wildlife Over Gold

Two foreign corporations propose building the largest gold and copper mine in North America (ironically named the Pebble Mine) in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Recognizing that a mine …

Alaska Natives Speak Out Against Pebble Mine

While visiting Anchorage I had the pleasure to join in solidarity with Alaska natives to voice my opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine – a proposal is to build one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines entrenched at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s unparalleled wild salmon fishery.

Big Mining Exploits Clean Water Act Loopholes

The Pebble Limited Partnership is proposing to build North America’s largest open pit mine in the pristine headwaters of Bristol Bay — the source of the greatest runs of wild sockeye salmon left on earth.

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