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Developers still deserve their day in the bureaucracy to make a case

...emphasis: "in streams surrounding the mine site." Those streams are the far upper reaches of the Koktuli River and Upper Talarik Creek. The statement cannot be applied to the entire Bristol Bay watershed.What, though, would happen in a "significant...
Alaska editorial: Assessing Pebble: EPA's report doesn't justify ending the process

...disaster for the entire Bristol Bay watershed.While there are salmon spawning areas in the Koktuli River and in Upper Talarik Creek, which bracket the Pebble deposit, they contribute a small fraction of the total salmon run in the Nushagak and...
Governor Parnell: Pebble has a plan and you have it

...first in right," the companies seeking to develop Pebble quickly applied for the rights to "use" water from Upper Talarik Creek and the South Fork of the Koktuli River - some of the most salmon rich headwaters of the Bristol Bay fisheries...
Alaska editorial: Has Northern Dynasty broken promises?

...Dynasty filed for water rights to Upper Talarik Creek. The move appeared to contradict...Bruce Jenkins: "I said leave Upper Talarik Creek alone." A 2005 article in...commitment to stay out of the Upper Talarik Creek because it is sensitive fish...
My Turn: Fish more precious than gold

...questions now. Based on Northern Dynasty's water-rights permit applications, we know the mine will: drain Upper Talarik Creek and the Upper and Lower Koktuli; generate hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic mine waste; and store waste...
Biologist who works for Pebble prospect's critics raises concerns

...authorized to withdraw no more than 130,000 gallons of water per day from kettle ponds and a few stream segments in the Upper Talarik Creek drainage, according to DNR staff. State officials have been inspecting the Pebble drill sites at least once a...


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