Groups lobby against Bristol Bay leasing
MMS final decision expected around May 1 on whether to include North Aleutian basin in 2007-12 five-year offshore leasing plan
The Associated Press
Fishermen and environmentalists teamed up recently for a lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., in hopes of discouraging support for offshore oil and gas leasing proposals in Bristol Bay, one of the world’s most prolific salmon fisheries.
Two months ago, the Bush administration removed a presidentia....
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Native corporation, borough favor leasing
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