Pebble Mine Draws More Opposition From NPFMC, AK Communities, Congress
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The plans for the Pebble Mine at Bristol Bay have drawn broadening backlash despite the mine’s backing by the Dunleavy administration.
The City of Kodiak, Aleutians East Borough and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council are now all on record opposing the draft environmental impact statement for the massive mine, saying it is flawed, does not go far enough and leaves more questions than answers.
At Kodiak, where over 500 resident fishermen and tenders work at Bristol Bay, city council members said...
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