Bristol Bay Forever Initiative Survives Challenge in Court

Feb 25, 2014

A lawsuit filed by pro-mining groups unsuccessfully challenged the constitutionality of the initiative scheduled to go before the voters in August.

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The Bristol Bay Forever Initiative, which seeks to add a layer of legislative approval to any future hard rock mining within the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve, has survived a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.  Backers expect the initiative to still be on the primary ballot this August.

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