EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Anchorage
What: Stakeholders from numerous groups across Southwest Alaska will gather to make public statements regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s assessment of the Bristol Bay Watershed. Released last month, the assessment acknowledges that the watershed is home to the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery and large-scale mining project like Pebble could potentially harm the surrounding fish habitat.
Who: Commercial fishermen, Alaska Native tribes, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Sport fishing guides, and other stakeholders of the Bristol Bay region.
Where: UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium, on the corner of Lake Otis Parkway and Providence Drive
When: Monday, June 4th 5:30 pm
Posted: June 4, 2012