September 2015

03 September 2015

News Roundup: September 3, 2015

Recent news includes updates on President Obama's visit to Bristol Bay, Pebble Partnership's litigation against the EPA, Northern Dynasty's fundraising and future plans, and Mount Polley/Animas River spill updates.

President Obama's visit to Bristol Bay

In Dillingham, President Obama does Yup'ik dance, talks up wild Alaska salmon (September 2, 2015 - Alaska Dispatch News)

This article from Alaska Dispatch News includes several photos from President Obama's visit to Dillingham, and an overview of what he got to see and do there.

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Obama heads to remote reaches of Alaska on last day of tour (September 2, 2015 - Reuters)

Obama visits the Nushagak River and speaks with Alannah Hurley of the United Tribes of Bristol Bay. Read the full story.

Battle over Bristol Bay pits Salmon against Gold (August 31, 2015 - NBC news)

This article summarizes the Pebble mine debate within the context of President Obama's visit to Dillingham: "The showdown will be highlighted when President Barack Obama...visits the nearby city of Dillingham to talk to fisherman on Wednesday who are convinced the salmon fishery and the Pebble Mine — which could bring in an estimated $64

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