Pebble Mine: Bristol Bay’s Tribes and Fishermen Review EPA’s Recommended Determination
After two decades of fighting to protect the Bristol Bay watershed, the United Tribes of Bristol Bay (UTBB) and the Bristol Bay Seafood Development Association (BRSDA) reacted to Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recommendation to protect the area with cautious optimism. Both groups, who have collaborated for years in legal suits and in public education campaigns — said they wanted to read through the 385-page Recommended Determination as to ensure it protects the area.
The RD was released by EPA Region 10 Regional Administrator Casey Sixkiller to the public...
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