Bristol Bay Companion Reader

Here’s a small handful of pertinent news stories on the Bristol Bay region - definitely not a comprehensive overview, but enough to touch on some of the main topics. Don't feel compelled to read all (or any!) of them in advance of the institute, but do feel free to peruse them at your leisure. This page will remain active after the institute is over, so you'll be able to return to it in the future.

Trump EPA yanks Obama-era proposal to restrict mine development in salmon-rich Bristol Bay region

EPA dropped salmon protection after Trump met with Alaska governor

EPA deleted scientists' concerns about Pebble analysis

Gold Mine With $100 Billion Lode to Get Lifeline From Trump EPA

EPA Official Cites Concerns With Pebble Mine Review

Study on salmon ear stones cited by EPA in Pebble draft EIS comments

Climate change, hatchery competition spur developmental changes in Bristol Bay sockeye

Outdoor Alaska: How small streams help Bristol Bay's productivity

Warm, dry weather causing abnormalities in Bristol Bay's salmon runs

In hot water: Ghost fish clog nets in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

62.3 Million: Bristol Bay’s 2018 salmon season the largest ever

Bristol Bay, Alaska, wraps up another record-breaking sockeye season

The Dividing Mine, Part I: Alaskans grapple with Pebble Mine permitting process

The Dividing Mine, Part 2: Murkowski, Pebble disagree on significance of EPA action

Alaska Peninsula Corp. strikes land access deal with Pebble

Iliamna village corporation reaches land deal with Pebble mine developers

Igiugig’s hydropower launch a major step toward independence from diesel

AlexAnna Salmon’s bold advocacy for a way of life

Don’t Forget the Pebble Mine’s Overlooked Port

Editorial: An EPA decision reviving Alaska’s Pebble Mine endangers Bristol Bay and a vibrant fishing economy

Editorial: Protect salmon-rich Bristol Bay from mining threat

Editorial: Why we support due process for reviewing Pebble mine

The E.P.A. Ecologist Who Became a Wanted Man

Alaska’s Pebble Mine and the Legend of Trump’s Gold

Covering Indigenous Communities with Respect and Sensitivity