The Trump administration is paving the way for the disastrous Pebble Mine — the toxic, gold and copper mega-mine that poses catastrophic risks to Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay and its world-renowned salmon runs, abundant wildlife populations, and Native communities.
President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency proposed common-sense restrictions that would have banned this dangerous mine because of the obvious environmental risks it would pose, like generating a staggering 10 billion tons of contaminated mining waste that would have to be stored forever—in a seismically active area.
But President Trump’s EPA recently reached a backroom deal with Northern Dynasty Minerals — the Canadian company behind the mine — to reverse those restrictions. The EPA’s decision is a handout to the mining industry at the expense of one of America’s last wild places and its people. We can’t let it stand.
Tell President Trump and the EPA you’re outraged that they would put the profits of foreign mining companies ahead of the American people — and that you’ll fight them every step of the way until they slam the door on the Pebble Mine and protect Bristol Bay, its wildlife, its economy, and its communities from destruction.
Your message will be sent to:
Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator
Michelle Pirzadeh, Acting Region 10 Administrator
President Donald J. Trump
Subject line: Stop the Pebble Mine
(Consider adding your own thoughts — personalized messages are especially effective)