Tag: Save Bristol Bay

American Fly Fishing Trade Association Backs DeFazio Questions on Pebble Mine Permit

"There have literally been millions of Americans who have voiced their opposition to Pebble Mine and the severely lacking permitting process," says Ben Bulis, AFFTA president.

In a letter sent to letter to Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, voiced his concerns with the USACE’s review of the Clean Water Act Permit for Pebble Mine to be constructed in the Bristol […]

Trout Unlimited sues EPA over removal of Bristol Bay protections

Sportsmen argue EPA ignored sound science, prioritized advancement of Pebble mine over fishing industry.

Sportsmen argue EPA ignored sound science, prioritized advancement of Pebble mine over fishing industry. Trout Unlimited, represented pro bono by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, filed a lawsuit on the 9th of October against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its recent decision to withdraw protections for the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. Called […]

Koktuli Wild

Video Koktuli Wild.

At the heart of the Alaskan Pebble Mine controversy, the Koktuli River winds its way through the Alaskan bushland from its source at Frying Pan Lake to Bristol Bay. Known for the salmon that return to the region each year in epic proportions to spawn and die, disrupting the landscape vital to this eco-system would […]