Agency to consider Iliamna Lake seals as threatened - Anchorage Daily News


By Dan Joling May 16, 2013 -- ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Thursday it will consider listing a population of harbor seals that live in a freshwater Alaska lake as a threatened or endangered species, a decision that could affect the massive Pebble Mine development more

Freshwater seals of Lake Iliamna enlisted in Pebble Mine clash - Alaska Dispatch


Alaska's largest deepwater lake ripples with mystery, including one that federal regulators hope to unravel in a newly announced review that some hope will stop the giant Pebble Mine more

EPA: Alaska mine project could hurt salmon streams - Anchorage Daily News


By BECKY BOHRER — Associated Press JUNEAU, ALASKA — Build-out of a large-scale mine near the headwaters of a world-class salmon fishery in Alaska could wipe out as many as 90 miles of streams and alter stream flows, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a revised assessment released more

'Protect Bristol Bay' Says Out-Going Interior Head - KMXT 100.1 FM Kodiak


In a recent public web chat, friend and colleague of Renewable Resources, Verner Wilson, asked the outgoing interior secreaty, Ken Salazar, about Bristol Bay. Here's what Secreatry Salazar had to say. more

Engineers look for ways to repair dam breach -- Metro News Canada


SOUTH BROOK, N.L. – The government of Newfoundland and Labrador says an excavator was working at a dam when it began leaking this week, causing restrictions to be placed on a town’s water use on the north coast of the province.The water warning was issued for South Brook by the Environment Department on Monday because of a ruptured dam around a tailings pond at a former copper more