The EPA made a surprise move that could protect the world’s largest salmon fishery
Bristol Bay, Alaska. Photo source: ©© Emma Forsberg
In a surprise reversal, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it is withdrawing its plan to suspend environmental protections for an area of Alaska that is home to the world’s most valuable wild salmon fishery.
The EPA proposed last year to “reverse clean water safeguards” for the Bristol Bay watershed, paving the way for a massive gold and copper mine to be built in the region…
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