Trump Administration Gives Green Light for Massive Mine in Bristol Bay

Thomas Schueneman

The salmon fishery in Alaska's Bristol Bay supplies as much as 11 percent of the global salmon harvest. The Trump administration has given the green light for the Pebble Mine, a massive copper and gold mining operation that would foul "thousands of acres of wetlands and more than 100 miles of streams," around the bay. The administration claims the operation will have "no measurable effect" on the salmon fishery. Read the full report from E&E news.