Anchorage Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BBRSDA’s Anti-Pebble Activities
An Anchorage judge dismissed the case filed against the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBSDA) on behalf of six of its members alleging the group’s activities against Pebble Mine were illegal. The suit, filed on April 1, was funded by the Pebble Limited Partnership, backers of the proposed mine located at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s five salmon river systems.
Friday’s ruling agreed with BBRSDA that it was acting within its statutory purpose of promoting the Bristol Bay fishery in opposing the Pebble Mine, which could have a devastating...
To Read Full Story Login Below.