KeepAmericaFishing would like to thank the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking the next step to protect Bristol Bay from the potential Pebble Mine. If developed, Pebble Mine would be devastating for the region’s recreational, subsistence and commercial fishing industries, which are collectively worth hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Fortunately, the EPA recently [...]
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Southwest Alaska’s Bristol Bay region is home to some of the premier sportfishing destinations on the globe. However, the Bristol Bay watershed is threatened by the proposed construction of a 20-square mile mining complex which has the potential to create pollutants that would affect waterways and devastate the region’s sportfishing, which has an annual $60 million economic impact.