Last month the EPA released it’s final draft of the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. It told us what we already knew: “EPA has concluded that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed poses significant near and long-term risks to salmon, wildlife and native Alaskan cultures.” It seems like a big victory but it’s really … More Now that the EPA has released it’s watershed assessment – what’s the next step?
I spoke with Elizabeth Dubovsky this week about the campaign to protect Bristol Bay from mining interests and she filled me in on Trout Unlimited’s movements this spring. This March, she visited Washington D.C. with TU and had a chance to listen to EPA head Lisa Jackson and meet with White House chef, Sam Kass. … More Save Bristol Bay