National Geographic article explores local impact of mine

A December 2010 National Geographic magazine article explores possible environmental and economic effects the Pebble mine may have on the surrounding area and residents. Alaska’s Choice: Salmon or Gold,focuses on topics that may be impacted by mine development, including salmon runs, industrial growth, job creation, utility prices, air quality and other issues now on the minds of Bristol Bay residents and mine developers. Communities mentioned include Iliamna, Dillingham and Naknek.