The regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has taken a major step in preventing the development of mines in the Bristol Bay watershed today, issuing a recommended determination that may put a stop to the Pebble Partnership’s plans for the region.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has requested the United States Department of Commerce to declare a fishery disaster determination for the 2022/23 Bristol Bay red king crab and Bering Sea snow crab fisheries via a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.
Cities and villages in the Western part of Alaska received a surprise visit this week from the non-profit organization World Central Kitchen. The organization delivers supplies to areas affected by natural disaster.