National Fisherman

OPPONENTS of a massive gold, copper and molybdenum mining operation proposed for the headwaters of Alaska’s salmon-rich Bristol Bay are not letting their guard down.
The announcement earlier this month that London-based Anglo American would end its partnership with Canada’s Northern Dynasty Minerals to develop the Pebble mine was well-received by critics, but no one assumes the fight is over.
Everything about the Pebble mine is huge — the potential mineral recovery, the scale of the project and the potential for disaster in one of the world’s most vibrant fisheries.
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Inside the Industry

The Center for Coastal Studies recently announced that Owen Nichols, Director of the Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Fisheries Research Program, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the John Annala Fishery Leadership Award by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. 

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Cummins  announced the opening of a new Alaska service location on Kodiak Island last week that will serve as a service and support location for commercial marine applications.

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