Chance to weigh in on mining’s impacts in Bristol Bay area

The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a series of public meetings to provide information about and seek comment on a draft report assessing the impact of a large mine on the Bristol Bay watershed, including fisheries. The study comes as the Pebble Partnership is preparing to submit its plan for a large gold and copper mine in the area. Meetings started Thursday, May 31st in Seattle and move to Alaska with one on Monday in Anchorage. People can also comment or get more information online at epa.gov/bristolbay. Here is the schedule for meetings in Alaska:

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