EPA plans community visits

Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will visit the Bristol Bay area in mid-May and early June. They will be available to speak with community members in Kokhanok, Newhalen, Ekwok, Koliganek and other villages on the Nushagak River.

  • May 17 – Lake and Peninsula Borough Assembly (Kokhanok) – EPA Senior Manager Richard Parkin has been invited to attend the Borough Assembly meeting and will be available to meet with others before and after.
  • June 1, 7-9 p.m. – Newhalen Teen Center EPA Bristol Bay Update Meeting – EPA representatives will discuss progress on the EPA Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment and answer questions.
  • June 2 – Nushagak River Community Visits – EPA representatives will travel by boat up the Nushagak River to Ekwok, Koliganek and other villages to listen to concerns and answer questions.

For more information about these meetings, call Richard Parkin at 206-553-8574 or email him at parkin.richard@epa.gov.