America elected President Trump in large part because he spoke convincingly about creating and maintaining good jobs for American workers. He has an opportunity to put his words into action by protecting Bristol Bay’s incredible fisheries and the thousands of jobs they support.
A commercial fishermen's advocacy group is hoping to make a splash and give the region's fishermen a seat at the table in the Pebble Mine proposal. Sustaining Bristol Bay Fisheries (SBBF) announced its formation last week as an organization with a mission statement to amplify the commercial fishing voice in the efforts to protect the Bristol Bay fishery.
Last week, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a new Miscellaneous Land Use Permit (MLUP) to the Pebble Limited Partnership, thereby allowing the company to continue using its worksite in Bristol Bay.
As you all know, everything is bigger and better here in Texas, including our outdoor recreation opportunities. But, as much as we love to boast about how big and great we are as a state, there’s one place that’s even bigger and wilder – Alaska.