AK State Legislature Nixes Pebble Candidate for Board of Fish
In a rare joint-session of the Alaska House and Senate, members voted decisively to reject a current Pebble Limited Partnership employee from serving on the Alaska Board of Fish.
The 41-18 vote against Abe Williams, a long-time Bristol Bay fisherman and employee of the company developing Pebble mine in the headwaters of the Bay, was one of three appointees by Governor Mike Dunleavy who were not approved by the body, while approving 176 of his nominees for various boards, commissions, and his cabinet. Dunleavy’s current attorney general...
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