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Save the Date! The Water Protection Network's 2019 Membership Meeting will be on October 29 to 30, 2019 in Washington, DC.

What's Included This Week:

Starting this week, we will be sending these regular WPN Updates every other week instead of every week. As always, if there's something you'd like to share in a future WPN Update, or if you have any questions or ideas, please let Ilana know at rubini@nwf.org!

Pebble Mine Comment Period Extended to June 29


On Friday, the Army Corps of Engineers extended the public comment period for the Pebble Mine Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to June 29. Previously, the Corps rejected requests from many, including WPN members, to extend the DEIS comment period for this project that would devastate Bristol Bay's pristine wilderness in Alaska, home to a great diversity of wildlife including the world's greatest wild salmon fishery. This 30 day extension comes a week after Senator Murkowski's letter to the Corps requesting such an extension, as well as continued growing opposition to the project from conservation groups, community members, businesses and more.
 
Take Action: Please help us amplify opposition and generate more comments against Pebble Mine by sharing the links below for action alerts, blogs, and social media content by WPN members:

 

Submit comments directly to the Corps here or by email to drafteis@comments.pebbleprojecteis.com, and read the Draft Environmental Impact StatementSubmit all comments by the June 29, 2019 deadline.

Stay tuned for a group sign-on letter opposing the Pebble Mine project and the deeply flawed DEIS! 
 

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Public Notices, Comment Periods, and Upcoming Meetings


Please see past WPN Updates for earlier notices, and visit FederalRegister.gov and federal agencies' own websites for complete listings of public notices, proposed rules, and rules. The Corps of Engineers may post additional public notices and related information not listed above on their division-level or district-level websites. Click here for a map with links to their division and district websites.
 

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