Alaska’s Clash Over Salmon and Gold Goes National

National Geographic: After numerous skirmishes involving state petitions and legislative initiatives, lawsuits and public opinion campaigns, the battle may have reached the final stage, or at least a turning point in how Alaskans resolve disagreements over the exploitation of natural resources, long the backbone of the state economy. Back in May, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft assessment of the potential consequences of a Pebble mine-like development in the Bristol Bay watershed. Even under......

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