Fishermen Sue Bristol Bay Group for Opposing Pebble Mine, Pebble Pays for Lawsuit
Although the lawsuit against the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA) for opposing the Pebble Mine was filed April 1, it was no April Fool’s joke.
Six Bristol Bay fishermen -- Trefim Andrew, Tim Anelon, Gary Nielsen, Henry Olympic, Abe Williams and Braden Williams -- want to block the BBRSDA from funding educational efforts related to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Pebble Project, including both a technical review and outreach efforts.
Alaska Public Media first reported the suit...
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