Pebble Watch

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EPA began 404(c) process to protect Bristol Bay aquatic resources ten years ago

March 27, 2024
Ten years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its intent to initiate a process under the Clean Water Act Section 404(c) to restrict discharge of dredged or fill material associated with mining activity at the Pebble deposit. The 404(c)... Read More


Pebble Watch is an impartial educational program that emphasizes facts to provide relevant information related to development of the proposed Pebble mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Here you will find information about permitting, public input, science, and news updates.

Half the world’s sockeye.
The location of the Pebble deposit, near the headwaters of the Nushagak and Kvichak rivers, is the source of about half the world’s sockeye salmon harvest.