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Help the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska with extended EPA Comment Period

Posted on June 27 2013

Sockeye No PebbleFrom Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska:

Well, we are down to the final week of the extended EPA comment period on the revised draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment.

Thank you for helping us spread the word, and drive the comment totals upward of 525,000 so far!  We are in the lead, but you may have heard that the backers of the proposed Pebble Mine have dumped a lot of money into generating comments this month.  We want to finish strong, so if you would be willing to do one or more of the following things in the next few days, that would be tremendously helpful and most appreciated.
 
1)      Comment Yourself – Make sure that you have personally commented easiest at (http://takeaction.savebristolbay.org/savebristolbay/home/).
2)      Submit comments on behalf of your business or organization.  This is easily buy xanax cheap online done through the EPA’s comment portal, where you can also include attachments. http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=EPA-HQ-ORD-2013-0189-0002
3)      Post to Facebook with a link to http://takeaction.savebristolbay.org/savebristolbay/home/.  Make sure to “Like” the Save Bristol Bay group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SaveBristolBay so the group continues to grow – it’s currently nearing 52,000 followers.
4)      Tweet with a link to http://takeaction.savebristolbay.org/savebristolbay/home/
5)      Write a blog post

Here are a few recent bits of press about the issue that you may have missed and might find interesting or useful…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/alaskas-bristol-bay-mine-project-ground-zero-for-the-next-big-environmental-fight/2013/06/01/c4f528e6-ca00-11e2-9245-773c0123c027_story.html

http://grist.org/news/huge-proposed-alaska-mine-could-be-next-big-environmental-controversy-for-obama/

http://www.salon.com/2013/06/20/the_end_of_sockeye_salmon/singleton/

Again, thanks for all your support.  If you have any questions, need any information or supporting imagery, just ask.  In the meantime, I have attached 2 graphics that you might want to use.

Have a terrific rest of your week!

Scott Hed
Director
Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska
(605) 351-1646
www.sportsmansalliance4ak.org

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