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Good News for a Change: It’s Looking Like the Pebble Mine May Never Be Built

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By Alan Septoff

April 2, 2014

EPA action and bipartisan opposition could permanently block proposed mine at the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay

If you’ve eaten wild salmon, chances are good it was caught in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. That’s because Bristol Bay and its watershed is the largest remaining wild sockeye salmon fishery in the world.

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This Valentine’s Day, Say NO to Dirty Gold

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By Alan Septoff

February 12, 2014

Valentine’s Day is almost here. Whatever your stance on consumerism or manufactured holidays, it’s one of the biggest gift giving days of the year.  Millions of people in the United States and around the world will be expressing their love with gifts.

According to National Jeweler, 20 percent of these gift-givers will be giving jewelry, and they’ll spend $4 billion doing so. Unfortunately, much of this Valentine’s Day jewelry is tarnished with dirty gold that's tarnished by human rights abuses and pollution.

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