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Bristol Bay

Bristol Bay Assessment - Final Report (2014)

The EPA developed this assessment to better understand the Bristol Bay watershed and its resources. The assessment reviews, analyzes, and synthesizes information relevant to potential impacts of large-scale mine development on Bristol Bay fisheries and consequent effects on wildlife and Alaska Native cultures in the region. As a scientific assessment, it does not discuss or recommend policy, legal, or regulatory decisions, nor does it outline or analyze options for future decisions. EPA will use the assessment to inform future decision making.

For more information about the assessment, see About EPA's Bristol Bay Assessment

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