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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

No fish refuge yet for Pebble project

Campaign by Trout Unlimited fails to win support of Alaska's Board of Fisheries, but a committee will consider what actions to take


Last updated 12/24/2006 at Noon

Alaska's Board of Fisheries has declined a proposal to recommend to the Legislature that a fish refuge be created near the Pebble project site. Instead, the Board will establish a three-person committee to review the current protections for fish and habitat in the Bristol Bay region, to assess whether additional protections are necessary. Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty, the owner of the Pebbl...

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