The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the final environmental review of the proposed Pebble Mine at the end of a big year for Bristol Bay sockeye. Some scientists say the health of the sockeye run depends on genetic diversity, and that one piece of that diversity would be especially vulnerable if the mine is built.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its final environmental review for the proposed Pebble Mine. The project’s supporters are calling the report a win, but critics say the study is fundamentally flawed.
"Ultimately what we want to do is we want to dissuade having to put down a bear and discourage residents from having to [take a bear in the Defense of Life and Property]," said Regional Management CoordinatorTodd Rinaldi.
The Camai clinic announced the Bristol Bay Borough's first resident case Sunday. The clinic says the other case, one of its health care worker, is not a resident of the borough, and is currently in isolation.
Bristol Bay Borough is the county with the highest nationally-reported rates of COVID-19 infections per capita in the United States. But the borough hasn’t had a single resident case, and there has been no community spread of the virus.
Escapement in the Wood River passed 1.2 million fish yesterday, triggering the opening of the Wood River Special Harvest Area. Listen for info about sport fishing, a COVID-19 survey for fishermen, and, as always, the numbers.