Friday, September 28, 2012

Seattle Times Op-Ed: EPA Must Stop Pebble Mine

A good Op-Ed published in the Seattle Times this week joins Senator Maria Cantwell in calling for the EPA to use their veto authority to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. The mine would be built in the heart of Alaska's productive Bristol Bay region threatening the largest, most sustainable sockeye fishery on the planet. The fishery provides thousands of jobs, and much of the commercial fleet is based in Seattle, making the protection of the Bristol Bay region vital to the region's economy.

Read the editorial here:
http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2019258811_guestliffmanorrxml.html

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