The development of a large-scale copper mine in the Nushagak and Kvichak watersheds of Bristol Bay, Alaska is being evaluated by the Federal government. As a follow up to a peer review and public input, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a revision of it Bristol Bay Assessment. The initial assessment document was released [...]
King Salmon Alaska is located at the east side of Bristol Bay on the north bank of the Naknek River on the Alaska Peninsula. In Alaskan jargon, King Salmon is a hub community, providing a transshipping point for the smaller neighboring villages. The town is home to a formerly active Air Force Base that provides [...]
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