In May, the EPA released an assessment of the potential impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. The results are sobering: the mine would generate 10 billion tons of toxic waste and eliminate thousands of acres of wetlands.
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The Pebble Mine makes no sense environmentally, economically, culturally, or legally, and it ought to be abandoned.
If it was a good day for salmon in Bristol Bay, the signs were mixed elsewhere.
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