Bristol Bay Mine Threatens Salmon

November 29, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

Seeking a source that provides three times the amount of water consumed by the entire city of Anchorage, Alaska, a Canadian mining company is planning to build a massive hard rock mine in the Bristol Bay watershed. As the draft BLM Resource Management Plan is currently open for comment, dozens of concerned groups are raising awareness of the potential for disastrous consequences for Bristol Bay salmon and other wildlife. Read the full press release on the Trout Unlimited Web site.