Category: Press Release

Bristol Bay Salmon Week Celebrated Virtually

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2020 Bristol Bay Salmon Week Celebrated Virtually BBNC brings together Bristol Bay supporters and presents Fish First awards to renowned chefs Anchorage, AK – Last week, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) and other Bristol Bay supporters virtually celebrated the fourth annual Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Celebration. Also known as Bristol…Read More

BBNC on the Army Corps Rejecting Pebble Mine: The Voices of Bristol Bay Have Prevailed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2020 Media Contact: Charles Fedullo charlesf@strategies360.com or (907) 388-8055 BBNC on the Army Corps Rejecting Pebble Mine: The Voices of Bristol Bay Have Prevailed ANCHORAGE, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and CEO Jason Metrokin made the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced the proposed…Read More

BBNC Statement on Donald Trump Jr.’s Opposition to Pebble Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Statement on Donald Trump Jr.’s Opposition to Pebble Mine Anchorage, AK – “Donald Trump Jr. confirmed what Alaskans have known for decades: the proposed Pebble mine has no place in Bristol Bay. We appreciate and…Read More

BBNC Statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pebble Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pebble Mine Anchorage, AK – Earlier today, the Alaska District for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for…Read More

BBNC Statement on PLP Pebble Performance Dividend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and CEO Jason Metrokin issued the following statement regarding the “Pebble Performance Dividend” that the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) announced earlier today: The Pebble Performance Dividend is the latest attempt…Read More

Latest Pebble Project Changes Confirm a Fundamentally Broken Permitting Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2020 CONTACT Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Latest Pebble Project Changes Confirm a Fundamentally Broken Permitting Process Pebble’s new preferred transportation corridor would cross BBNC surface and subsurface lands north of Lake Iliamna Anchorage, AK – On a media call earlier today, the…Read More

Latest expert comments confirm Pebble still poses unacceptable, adverse impacts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2020 Contact: Charles Fedullo charlesf@strategies360.com, (907) 388-8055 Latest expert comments confirm Pebble still poses unacceptable, adverse impacts Expert input suggests 404 permit must be denied Anchorage, AK – The Preliminary Final Environmental Impact Statement (Preliminary Final EIS) for the proposed Pebble mine does not address many of the deficiencies identified…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation contributes $325,000 to Bristol Bay communities and food banks in response to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2020 CONTACT Carmell Engebretson, Communications Manager 907.265.7844 or carmell@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation contributes $325,000 to Bristol Bay communities and food banks in response to COVID-19 Anchorage, AK—In response to community needs, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) will make $250,000 in contributions to communities throughout Bristol Bay for COVID-19 relief….Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation partners with Igiugig Village Council to invest in Diamond Point Quarry 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2020 CONTACT: Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands and Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation partners with Igiugig Village Council to invest in Diamond Point Quarry Anchorage, AK– Last week, Bristol Bay Resource Investments, LLC (BBRI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC), acquired a…Read More

Bristol Bay COVID-19 Response

We’ve launched a new website to provide our region and Bristol Bay Native Corporation shareholders with resources and information related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Visit the site