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BBNC Celebrates Alaska Wild Salmon Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2019 BBNC Celebrates Alaska Wild Salmon Day Saturday, August 10 marks the fourth annual Alaska Wild Salmon Day, a state holiday celebrating the enormous bounty of wild chinook, sockeye, coho, chum, and pink salmon Alaskans harvest each year. Jason Metrokin, president and chief executive officer of Bristol Bay Native Corporation…Read More

Statement from Jason Metrokin regarding EPA’s decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2019 CONTACT Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Land & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Statement from Jason Metrokin regarding EPA’s decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and Chief Executive Officer Jason Metrokin released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s…Read More

BBNC Shareholders Voice Strong Opposition to Pebble Mine in Recent Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Media Contact: Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands and Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 BBNC Shareholders Voice Strong Opposition to Pebble Mine in Recent Survey Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) shareholders oppose the proposed Pebble mine project by a margin of 76% to 15% according to the results…Read More

Shareholder Portal and Mobile App

Expected to launch in early 2019, BBNC’s online shareholder portal and mobile app will allow shareholders to view and update the following: Address and contact information Dividend and direct deposit information Income verification letters Shareholder verification letters 1099 tax information Ward information Blood quantum affidavit Shareholder forms Deadline reminders Keep an eye on your mailbox…Read More

BBNC to acquire Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2018 CONTACT Nancy Schierhorn, BBNC Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer(907) 278-3602 or nschierhorn@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation to acquire Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. (ERS),headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. ERS…Read More

Notice to Shareholders: BBNC’s opposition to the proposed Pebble mine has not waivered

Dear Shareholders, Those of you who live in Alaska likely received a glossy brochure from the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) recently, touting its Pebble mine proposal and its commitment to pursue “a new path forward.” You may have also read or heard that the Alaska Peninsula Corporation (APC) signed an access agreement with PLP to grant…Read More

First Quantum Makes the Right Decision to Exit Pebble Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources dcheyette@bbnc.net or (907) 278-3602 BBNC: First Quantum makes the right decision to exit Pebble project Pebble Mine would risk billions in economic impact and 20,000 American jobs. Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) praised First Quantum Minerals (FM)…Read More

BBNC: Pebble is Still the Wrong Mine in the Wrong Place

BBNC Board reiterates opposition to the Pebble Mine after meeting with the leadership of the Pebble Limited Partnership While remaining steadfastly opposed to the proposed Pebble mine, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) has maintained an open dialogue with the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP). That dialogue continued this week as BBNC’s Board of Directors met with…Read More

Alaskans Celebrate: EPA Right to Keep Bristol Bay Protections in Place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 26, 2018 Alaskans Celebrate: EPA Right to Keep Bristol Bay Protections in Place DILLINGHAM, AK— Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, and organizations representing the Alaska Native community and fishing industries made the following statements after the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would suspend withdrawal of the proposed…Read More