DON’T LET TRUMP AND PRUITT TURN ALASKAN WILDERNESS INTO WASTELAND: NRDC Petition

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“There’s a new front in President Trump’s war on our environment: Alaska’s spectacular Bristol Bay. The Trump administration cut a backroom deal with a foreign mining company to bring the toxic gold and copper Pebble Mine back from the dead. And if we don’t stop them, the resulting pollution and environmental destruction would be a catastrophe for the wildlife and communities that call Bristol Bay home.” —NRDC

DON’T LET TRUMP AND PRUITT TURN ALASKAN WILDERNESS INTO WASTELAND! – Petition, NRDC

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The Trump administration is paving the way for the disastrous Pebble Mine — the toxic, gold and copper mega-mine that poses catastrophic risks to Alaska’s spectacular Bristol Bay and its world-renowned salmon runs, abundant wildlife populations, and Native communities.
President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency proposed common-sense restrictions that would have banned this dangerous mine because of the obvious environmental risks it would pose…

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Photo source: ©© Angela AlaskaTeacher

Walker doubles down on opposing Pebble Mine, Alaska; Alaska Public Radio (10-04-2017)

First glance at Pebble’s new plans; KDLG (10-05-2017)
Company reduced the scope of the project to 5.4 square miles, which would impact “negligible” amounts of fish habitat in the North and South Fork Koktuli drainages, says CEO Tom Collier…

A Tale of Two Futures: Alaskan Wild Salmon vs. the Pebble Mine; Huffington Green (09-06-2017)
No region on Earth is more conducive to wild salmon than the Bristol Bay watershed in southwest Alaska. Bristol Bay has a well-earned reputation as the “Fort Knox of wild salmon” – a place where annual salmon runs are measured not in the hundreds, not in the thousands or even hundreds of thousands, but in the tens of millions…

The Wild Alaskan Lands at Stake If the Pebble Mine Moves Ahead; Yale E360 (07-31-2015)

I Went All the Way to the Alaskan Wilderness to Escape Donald Trump, But You Don’t Have To; The Newyorker (09-07-2017)
…In any event, its effect, at least on me, has been to make it harder to focus on the biggest and scariest threats that his Presidency represents, the rips he’s trying to tear in the physical fabric of our planet and the social fabric of our nation…

Oil Drilling in Arctic Ocean: A Push into Uncharted Waters, Yale E360 (06-09-2015)

Drilling Will Cost the Arctic its Wildness, Adventure Journal (12-12-2013)

Save The Arctic Video, Greenpeace, (Uploaded 07-03-2012)

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