Tag Archives: EPA

Good Sam guidance makes fixing past mistakes a whole lot easier

Something big happened in Washington this week, and maybe, because of it, waters I couldn’t fish as a kid will be cleansed and restored so my own kids will have a chance to enjoy something I couldn’t. On Wednesday, the … Continue reading

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A Proud Legacy

By Chris Wood TU is the patron saint of tough conservation issues.  Consider our work to clean-up abandoned mines. In 1992, I was a wet-behind-the-ears seasonal employee for the Forest Service living in a trailer at a fire camp about … Continue reading

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Worth more than gold…

Friends: If the White House and EPA do not initiate the process to protect Bristol Bay before the end of July, it is unlikely to get done in a first term of President Obama’s Administration; and that would come as … Continue reading

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Verdict is in: EPA, White House must stop Pebble Mine

Dear Friends, What do the chairman of the Republican Party in North Carolina; the Republican majority leader of the Alaska State Senate; and the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, a prominent Republican from Alaska, have in common with the editors … Continue reading

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TU’s CEO and Save Bristol Bay director discuss EPA, Pebble Mine

Trout Unlimited CEO Chris Wood and the director of TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign, Shoren Brown, spent some time on the phone recently discussing the EPA’s recently released watershed assessment for the proposed Pebble Mine. The outcome? It’s time for … Continue reading

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Media round-up: Bristol Bay remains a hot issue

By Shoren Brown As the EPA nears a planned release date for its draft Watershed Assessment of Bristol Bay, the Anchorage Daily News says the assessment is needed. In an editorial, “Our View: EPA is doing its job,” the state’s largest newspaper … Continue reading

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It’s all about water

As anglers, we get it. Clean water translates into quality fishing. Of course, it goes well beyond that–it also translates into safe drinking water, healthy communities and an overall healthy ecosystem. Why, then, would anyone intentionally attempt make it easier … Continue reading

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