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Comments due September 19, 2014 on EPA's 404(c) proposal for Bristol Bay

EPA’s proposed 404 (c) determination for areas in Bristol Bay would limit pollution of designated waterways, watersheds in this controversial area.

Copper mining, as it has been proposed in northern Minnesota, would drastically affect this environment, changing the ecosystem forever. 79 more words

Observations

It's simple - stop the strip mining of the planet's largest wild salmon habitat!

Bristol Bay in Alaska is the last wild salmon habitat in North America. It  supports more than 42% of the world’s salmon population.  It’s also home for Alaska Native people who depend on it, as well as thousand jobs in tourism and fishing. 70 more words

Nature

Talvivaara and Pebble

 

 

What do Talvivaara and Pebble have in common? They are both modern metal mines as well as,

  • mines in the arctic (Talvivaara in Sotkama, Finland and Pebble in Alaska, USA)
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Alaska

Welcome to the Last Frontier

I’ve been back home in Hillsboro for the last month preparing myself for the next leg of my adventure and getting over a terrible bout of bronchitis and gastroenteritis. 242 more words

Naknek - Alaska

Repost: Save Bristol Bay-Voices From the Bay

 

For those of you who have an interest in what is happening with the fight in Bristol Bay over the proposed Pebble Mine, this repost may be of special interest to you. 133 more words

Bristol Bay

Stop The Pebble Mine and Save Alaskan Brown Bear Habitat

A massive mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay would be a huge environmental and ecological disaster.  Please sign the petition to stop the Pebble Mine.

A Mine Here? 101 more words

Human Impact

Rhubarb Salmon Berry Pie and a trip to fish camp

Bea, Ethan and I just got home from a long weekend at fish camp on Ekuk Beach. Well Bea and I did, Ethan had been there nearly a week and a half that lucky boy! 529 more words

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