Army Corps of Engineers Denies Permit To Controversial Alaska Gold Mine

Army Corps of Engineers Denies Permit To Controversial Alaska Gold Mine

The view beneath the wing of a float plane as it flies over the wetlands, streams and lakes of Bristol Bay, Alaska.Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area’s economy and culture.

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Source: NPR Politics
Army Corps of Engineers Denies Permit To Controversial Alaska Gold Mine

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