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Southwest Alaska Residents Approve Initiative Barring Large-Scale Mining That Threatens Salmon

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In the Lake and Peninsula Borough, the residents have approved a prohibition against large-scale resource extraction that would destroy or degrade salmon habitat. In a historic result against enormous odds, the Save Our Salmon initiative has prevailed.

Election Day in Bristol Bay: Lake and Pen Borough Residents Vote on Salmon Protection Initiative

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Tuesday October 4, 2011 -- was a big day in southwest Alaska. It marked the conclusion of voting on the Save Our Salmon ("SOS") initiative being considered by the residents of the Lake and Peninsula Borough, where the massive Pebble Mine is proposed to be built.