Tag: Pebble Mine

Pebble permitting: What you need to know

The Pebble project is currently in the permitting process. The lead agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), has begun work on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The EIS is a decision-making tool that lays out the positive and negative environmental effects of a proposed action. Every EIS includes alternative actions, including the impact…Read More

BBNC Urges Legislature to Review and Update Alaska Laws Protecting Salmon and Salmon Habitat

The Alaska legislature has not updated the state’s anadromous fish habitat protection laws (Title 16) since statehood. Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) understands there are ongoing  and parallel efforts both in the legislature and through other public processes to revise these laws. Without choosing sides regarding the merit of these efforts, BBNC agrees it is…Read More