Now's your chance to weigh in on whether the EPA should use its authority under the clean water act to protect Bristol Bay, or whether we are willing to sacrifice one of the world's greatest salmon fisheries so a foreign corporation can get rich off copper and gold.
The EPA is holding a series of public hearing on the issue starting today in Seattle and Monday in Anchorage, with additional in-region meetings all next week. Now's the time to give them an earful.
Seattle: Thursday, May 31 2:00pm, Jackson Federal Building 915 2nd Avenue
Anchorage: Monday, June 4 5:30pm, University of Alaska, Wendy Williamson Auditorium
Dillingham: Tuesday, June 5 11:30am, Middle School Gymnasium
Naknek: Tuesday, June 5 5pm, Naknek School Auditorium
Levelock: Wednesday, June 6 4pm, Rainbow Hall
Igiugig: Wednesday, June 6 5pm, Igiugig Airport Hangar
Nondalton: Thursday, June 7 5pm, Nondalton Community Center
New Stuyahok: Thursday, June 7 1pm, Cetuyarag Community Center
More information is here and here.