Sport Fishing

Pebble is still the wrong mine in the wrong place

Backers of the Pebble mine seem to think that the recent election grants them a green light to proceed with a mine that risks American jobs and Alaska's economy. Reality says otherwise: Opposition to the Pebble mine has never been greater or more widespread. Alaskans and hundreds of thousands of others across the country are united in the fact that the Pebble mine is too risky because it trades lasting American jobs for temporary ones backed by a foreign mining conglomerate.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bristol Bay sportsmen to U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources: Hearing misses the mark on Pebble Mine

KING SALMON, AK – In response to the hearing held this morning at 10:00 am EST by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources regarding the proposed Pebble Mine, a letter signed by business owners representing over a dozen lodge owners who operate in Bristol Bay was sent to House Committee Chairman Bishop and Congressmen Young.