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Bristol Bay fishermen launch new campaign

Bristol Bay commercial fishermen have launched two new campaigns aimed at protecting the world’s largest sockeye salmon run from potential adverse impacts of mining.

Walton resigns, leaving BOF seat open

Veteran commercial harvester Indy Walton, who was appointed to the Alaska Board of Fisheries in September by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, has resigned from the board, leaving his seat on the seven-member board open for nominations.

Superior court judge tosses out lawsuit against BBRSDA

An Alaska Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association on grounds that plaintiffs failed to demonstrate that the BBRSDA’s acts are outside the scope of its powers as a nonprofit corporation.

Superior Court weighs legality on funds spent opposing mine

An Alaska Superior Court decision is anticipated shortly in litigation challenging the right of a regional seafood development association to use funds derived from a self-assessed tax of members to oppose the propose a massive mine in Southwest Alaska.

Fisheries scientists question Pebble draft EIS

Bulldozers, blasters, excavators, vibrators, jaw crushers, drillers, graders, crushers, huge trucks and other heavy equipment are tools of the trade when building and operating large mines — and they all kick up a lot of dust.

USACE accepting comment on Pebble DEIS through June 29

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to extend the public comment period on the Pebble Limited Partnership draft environmental impact statement 30 days, from May 30 to June 29, is being greeted with a decided lack of enthusiasm on both sides.

Murkowski wants Pebble comment period extension

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend the public comment period on the draft environmental impact...

Bristol Bay fisheries issues heard by House Resources

Concerns over the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble mine and the May 30 deadline for public comment on the document are...

Public hearings underway on Pebble mine permit

Public hearings are underway through April 16 in the Bristol Bay region and Southcentral Alaska as part of the national public comment period on...
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