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Environmental - Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Bristol Bay Native Corporation. Please review our Settlement trust and quorum page for a detailed explanation of resolutions 18-01 and 18-02 and on how to vote.

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Protecting Bristol Bay from Environmental Catastrophe ...

Protecting Bristol Bay from Environmental Catastrophe Salmon lovers worldwide enjoy sockeye from Bristol Bay, Alaska—the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery. Producing up to 70 million salmon each year, Bristol Bay supplies 40% of the world’s sockeye salmon to people across the globe.

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About Bristol Bay US EPA

Apr 09, 2021  The Nushagak River and Kvichak River watersheds are the largest of Bristol Bay's six major river basins and compose about 50% of the total watershed area. Ecological resources. The Bristol Bay watershed provides habitat for numerous animal species, including 29 fishes, more than 190 birds, and more than 40 terrestrial mammals.

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Bristol Bay Alaska Conservation Foundation

Protecting Bristol Bay. For nearly a decade, Alaska Conservation Foundation has been at the center of the fight, funding and strategically supporting a diverse coalition of tribes, commercial fisherman, sportsmen and women, local businesses and environmental groups working to prevent permitting of Pebble Mine by state and federal agencies to ...

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Protect Bristol Bay: Environment - YouTube

Aug 21, 2014  Bristol Bay is home to one of the last great sockeye salmon fisheries in the world, as well as 31 Alaska Native tribes who have thrived for thousands of year...

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Environment KDLG

Aug 02, 2021  By Tyler Thompson • Feb 23, 2021. KDLG/Tyler Thompson. When Pebble’s federal permit proposal was rejected last year, several of Bristol Bay’s Tribal and regional entities renewed calls for permanent protections at the region’s headwaters. Earlier this month, those groups introduced a two-step plan, or “The Call,” to do just that.

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Home - Bristol Bay Native Corporation

New Partnership Will Highlight Nutritional Benefits of Bristol Bay Salmon to Babies and Toddlers. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2021 Media Contacts: Lilani Dunn, BBRSDA (907) 677-2371 or [email protected] Chanda File, Strategies 360 (907) 770-5600 or [email protected] New Partnership Will Highlight Nutritional Benefits of. Read More.

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Bristol Environmental Remediation Services, LLC – Bristol ...

What We Do. Bristol Environmental Remediation Services, LLC works in some of the most challenging environments – from remote Alaska islands to isolated desert locations throughout the Western U.S. Capabilities include environmental consulting, remediation (cleanup) of contaminated sites, waste characterization and disposal, contaminated environmental media removal and/or treatment, facility ...

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Bristol Bay region sees record-setting sockeye salmon run ...

Jul 19, 2021  Alaska's Bristol Bay region has had a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches. “We’re approaching 27 million total run,” said Tim Sands, a state Department of Fish and Game area...

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Environmental Wins and Two That Need Protection: Bristol ...

Jun 16, 2021  Environmental Wins and Two That Need Protection: Bristol Bay, Skagit River Headwaters. The environment racked up a series of wins on controversial megaprojects in the first months of Joe Biden’s presidency. In June alone, the administration suspended oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, revoked a permit for the Keystone ...

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Conservation in Bristol Bay The Nature Conservancy in Alaska

Nov 06, 2020  The Nature Conservancy joins with our partners in Bristol Bay communities in their work to protect a way of life and a healthy environment, build a sustainable local economy and nurture traditions that date back millennia. Wild Sockeye A crew fishes from a setnet skiff in Bristol Bay near a beach at Naknek, Alaska, in the low light of the ...

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Protect Bristol Bay: Environment - YouTube

Aug 21, 2014  Bristol Bay is home to one of the last great sockeye salmon fisheries in the world, as well as 31 Alaska Native tribes who have thrived for thousands of year...

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Bristol Bay Service Area Profile - Indian Health Service

Environmental Factors. The Bristol Bay Service Area is 46,714 square miles in size. The region has great variations in the climate, topography, people, economics and culture. The service area surrounds Bristol Bay and extends from the Pacific side of the Alaska Peninsula northeast to Lake Iliamna on the east.

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Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska Climate - Best Places

July is the hottest month for Bristol Bay County with an average high temperature of 63.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Alaska. In Bristol Bay County, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bristol Bay

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Policy Memo: Mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska Environmental ...

The EPA’s research on the Bristol Bay region highlights the potential environmental impacts of large-scale mining in the region. This approach would mean that support for the Senate Bill 2156 “Regulatory Fairness Act” [vi] must be withdrawn so as to ensure protection of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 (c).

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Alaska Natives Lead a Unified Resistance to the Pebble ...

Apr 20, 2021  The Bristol Bay region, in southwestern Alaska, is a mix of wild tundra and wetlands, with 40,000 square miles of pristine rivers and lakes and thousands of intact headwaters streams that sustain ...

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Bristol Wild Seafood Company Your Source for Quality ...

Bristol Bay is home to about 7,400 residents and thousands of Bristol Bay Native Corporation shareholders, many of whom continue to practice traditional subsistence lifestyles. These are our friends, our fishermen, and our families. We commit to sustainable fishing and environmental conservation

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Bristol Bay - Wikipedia

Bristol Bay (Central Yupik: Iilgayaq, Russian: Залив Бристольский) is the easternmost arm of the Bering Sea, at 57° to 59° North 157° to 162° West in Southwest Alaska.Bristol Bay is 400 km (250 mi) long and 290 km, (180 mi) wide at its mouth. A number of rivers flow into the bay, including the Cinder, Egegik, Igushik, Kvichak, Meshik, Nushagak, Naknek, Togiak, and Ugashik.

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Stand up for Bristol Bay - Backcountry Hunters and Anglers

Aug 11, 2020  Minerals in Bristol Bay were first discovered 30 years ago by Canadian mining company Conoco, though it was not until 2007 when the Pebble Partnership was formed that a formal mining proposal in Bristol Bay was put forth. Soon thereafter, the environmental review

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Bristol Bay region sees record-setting sockeye salmon run ...

Jul 19, 2021  Alaska's Bristol Bay region has had a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches. “We’re approaching 27 million total run,” said Tim Sands, a state Department of Fish and Game area...

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Bristol Bay residents, fishermen and supporters call on ...

Sep 03, 2021  President Obama visited Bristol Bay on September 2, 2015, calling it “critical” to “protect this incredible natural resource.” But the effort to provide Environmental Protection Agency protections was halted by politics under the Trump Administration, and the Biden Administration has yet to take action to resume and finalize protections for the region.

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Why is Bristol Bay important for salmon? And seven other ...

Alaska’s Bristol Bay is a sprawling watershed of winding streams and rivers, vast wetlands and tundra, forests of alder and spruce, and home to a variety of fish, birds and terrestrial animals. Learn more about this incredible place that WWF is working hard to save.

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Environmental Health and Injury Prevention Program ...

The Injury Prevention Program focuses on injuries that affect Bristol Bay residents and visitors such as boating safety, falls, and snow machine/ATV safety. Rabies Control For now, the only effective strategy for controlling rabies exposure to humans is by establishing a vaccination

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Bristol Bay, Alaska Subarea ESI: ESI (Environmental ...

The Subarea includes marine and coastal areas of Bristol Bay and part of the southern Alaska Peninsula. (This area extends from directly south of Goodnews Bay to slightly north of Port Seniavan along the Bristol Bay side of the Alaska Peninsula, as well as the Pacific Ocean side of the Alaska Peninsula from Cape Providence to Kupreanof Peninsula.)

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Bristol Bay, Alaska Subarea ESI: ESI (Environmental ...

This data set contains vector lines and polygons representing the shoreline and coastal habitats of the Bristol Bay Subarea, classified according to the Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) classification system. The Subarea includes marine and coastal areas of Bristol Bay

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Environmental wins and two that need protection: Bristol ...

Jun 18, 2021  The environment racked up a series of wins on controversial megaprojects in the first months of Joe Biden’s presidency. ... The health of Bristol Bay and a significant slice of the regional ...

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Why is Bristol Bay important for salmon? And seven other ...

Alaska’s Bristol Bay is a sprawling watershed of winding streams and rivers, vast wetlands and tundra, forests of alder and spruce, and home to a variety of fish, birds and terrestrial animals. Learn more about this incredible place that WWF is working hard to save.

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Safe and Fear-free Environment, Inc. (SAFE)

SAFE is in Dillingham, Alaska, USA, and is Bristol Bay's shelter, prevention, and advocacy agency for domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Dillingham (2400 people) is a hub for dozens of surrounding villages in Bristol Bay, and SAFE has a geographic service area the size of Ohio.

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Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska Climate - Best Places

July is the hottest month for Bristol Bay County with an average high temperature of 63.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Alaska. In Bristol Bay County, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bristol Bay County are July, August and June.

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Policy Memo: Mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska Environmental ...

The EPA’s research on the Bristol Bay region highlights the potential environmental impacts of large-scale mining in the region. This approach would mean that support for the Senate Bill 2156 “Regulatory Fairness Act” [vi] must be withdrawn so as to ensure protection of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 (c).

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Bristol Bay region sees record-setting sockeye salmon run ...

Jul 19, 2021  Alaska's Bristol Bay region has had a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches. “We’re approaching 27 million total run,” said Tim Sands, a state Department of Fish and Game area...

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Bristol Bay Fishery - Wild Caught Seafood Salmon - Wild ...

Because of the bay’s remote environment away from industrial development, and its healthy, largely untouched watershed, Bristol Bay is a vital refuge for both oceanic and freshwater fish species – including our beloved sockeye salmon.

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Bristol Wild Seafood Company Your Source for Quality ...

Bristol Bay is home to about 7,400 residents and thousands of Bristol Bay Native Corporation shareholders, many of whom continue to practice traditional subsistence lifestyles. These are our friends, our fishermen, and our families. We commit to sustainable fishing and environmental conservation in order to protect what is most important to us.

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Inside the latest Indigenous push to stop a massive copper ...

Aug 30, 2021  Late last year, a coalition of tribal organizations, businesses and environmental groups also asked Congress to pass legislation that would protect the Bristol Bay watershed for salmon.

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Todd Radenbaugh remembered as a ... - The Bristol Bay Times

Dec 24, 2020  Kim Williams, the acting director of the Bristol Bay Campus, said she remembers Radenbaugh from her work at Nunamta Aulukestai, which was a nonprofit association of Bristol Bay village corporations and tribal councils. Williams said he was dedicated to working with local people on environmental issues in the region.

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Environmental Health and Injury Prevention Program ...

The Injury Prevention Program focuses on injuries that affect Bristol Bay residents and visitors such as boating safety, falls, and snow machine/ATV safety. Rabies Control For now, the only effective strategy for controlling rabies exposure to humans is by establishing a vaccination buffer between humans and infected wildlife (i.e. fox).

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Lawsuits Pile Up Over EPA’s Green Light for Mine Near ...

Oct 09, 2019  On Wednesday, the Natural Resources Defense Council and 13 other environmental groups added their lawsuit to ones filed this week by the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp., United Tribes of Bristol Bay and Alaska-based nonprofit Trout Unlimited seeking to end the quest to dig Pebble Mine. The local groups say the mine will negatively affect ...

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