Last Beluga Whales Imperiled — Take Action to Save Bristol Bay
A DISASTER IN THE MAKING – Take Action Today!
* Global mining giants want to gouge the 2,000-foot-deep Pebble Mine out of Alaska’s Bristol Bay wilderness, home to the world’s largest sockeye salmon runs and abundant wildlife like bears, wolves and whales.
* Industrialization from the mine could help push an endangered population of 340 beluga whales into extinction.
* The mine would spew some 10 billion tons of toxin-laced waste, which must be held back forever by massive earthen dams in an active
earthquake zone. Every major copper mine in the world has leaked.
* Two corporations behind the mine – Anglo American and Rio Tinto – have appalling records of environmental contamination.