No Pebble… So Close Now!
Today, the EPA published their findings on the impacts a mine such as Pebble would have on the region and their point was pretty clear.
“Extensive scientific study has given us ample reason to believe that the Pebble Mine would likely have significant and irreversible negative impacts on the Bristol Bay watershed and its abundant salmon fisheries.” —EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
There are still several pieces to this review process, including public involvement, so we can’t relent but today was a big day, a giant step towards victory.
Read the rest of the story in the Washington Post.
photo Dave McCoy
This Is Fly — April Vokey Interview
To say we are proud and pumped to have April on our team would be an understatement. In a sport constantly riddled with complaints of stagnation and declining numbers and interest, April is working hard to bring a new segment of potential enthusiasts into fly fishing: women! Read the interview here.
photos by Adrienne Comeau