Friday, May 26, 2017

CALL TO ACTION: Save Bristol Bay & Watch "The Breach"

If you've followed along for the past number of years with the "No Pebble Mine" campaign with letter writing, emails, meetings, interviews, films, and whatever else would get the word spread to help save and bring attention to Bristol Bay, Alaska then you've ridden the same roller coaster as the rest of us. 

This ride is still far from over and a recent settlement between the EPA and Pebble Limited Partnership appears to have reopened a door that many thought was closed.

Filmmaker Mark Titus is rallying fly fishing websites around the internet to work together on a concentrated push to bring awareness and a call to action to save Bristol Bay.  Take a moment to watch this short piece and over the weekend watch the final screener for "The Breach" which is unlocked for the next five days.

News release from Mark Titus...   

"Friday, May 12th, news broke that the Trump administration paved the way for the Pebble Limited Partnership to restart its quest to dig North America’s largest open pit copper mine - directly in the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s vast wild salmon runs.

The EPA and Pebble's settlement agreement was a backroom deal brokered between
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Pebble.  The EPA's own peer-reviewed science
was not taken into consideration, nor the requests from Bristol Bay’s
Native Communities, fishermen, and hunters and anglers to uphold the EPA’s
Proposed Determination.

Bristol Bay provides 14,000 American jobs and 1.5 billion dollars to the American economy with the 30 - 60 million wild sockeye salmon that return there each summer.

Please take action and call EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt to tell him compromising an irreplaceable ecosystem, a fully sustainable food supply and some of the greatest sport fishing on earth is unacceptable.

The Office of EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt:  202-564-4700."

Take the time to call, share these posts with your friends, and watch "The Breach" this weekend for free.  

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