30 May '13, 6pm

Only 1 Day Left to Voice Your Opinion Against the Horrible Pebble Mine

Only 1 Day Left to Voice Your Opinion Against the Horrible Pebble Mine

Written by Claire Morgenstern, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) The EPA has just released its latest scientific findings on large-scale mining in Alaska’s pristine Bristol Bay. And once again, it has determined that building a mine like the proposed Pebble Mine would be devastating for the spectacular wilderness, wildlife and people of Bristol Bay. Enough is enough. It’s time to demand that the EPA take decisive action and finally reject the Pebble Mine. If you’re just tuning in, here’s what you need to know about this toxic mega-mine: It would be gouged out of an American paradise that is home to an astonishing array of wildlife and has sustained Native communities for thousands of years. It would threaten a world-class salmon fishery that provides 14,000 jobs and generates $1.5 billion per year. It would spew 10 billion tons of toxic mining waste — 3,000 pounds f...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/only-1-day-left-to-voice-your...

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