The Pile River flows into Lake Iliamna, nursery of many sockeye salmon, in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. The Pebble Mine would sit just above the lake.
The Pile River flows into Lake Iliamna, nursery of many sockeye salmon, in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. The Pebble Mine would sit just above the lake. Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/MCT
The Pile River flows into Lake Iliamna, nursery of many sockeye salmon, in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. The Pebble Mine would sit just above the lake. Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/MCT

EPA intervenes in giant Alaska mine, says it would devastate salmon

February 28, 2014 12:07 PM