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Northern Dynasty vows to press on at Pebble

...annual conference in Anchorage Nov. 21.Pebble is about 200 miles southwest of Anchorage and about 18 miles north of Iliamna Lake.Thiessen said work is now underway to finish applications for federal and state government permits and those are about...
Family owned Lake & Pen Air brings unique service to Kenai Municipal Airport

...fishers who charter planes to visit southwest Alaska lodges and camps or those perhaps seeking a sighting of the famous Iliamna Lake Monster known affectionately among locals as "Illie." Illie has been the subject of TV documentaries such as Animal...
Pebble study needs work, some say mine in an environmentally sensitive area near Iliamna Lake said Aug. 8 that the agency's draft watershed assessment...containing copper, gold and molybdenum at a site near Iliamna Lake southwest of Anchorage. The mine, still in a preliminary...
Book Chronicles history of family, place

...Johnson, who at age 90 lives by himself in Homer, relates the hardships, joys and beauty of life in Alaska's Iliamna Lake region. Survival depended on successful hunts in the bitter cold of winter and boats brimming with fish during hectic...
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Group petitions to list lake seals

...endangered species protection for harbor seals that live in Iliamna Lake about 200 miles southwest of Anchorage. The Pebble...salmon would directly impact the seals," Lippman said.Iliamna Lake at about 75 miles long and 22 miles wide is Alaska's...
State releases draft of amended Bristol Bay land use plan

...habitat if they weren't already. This includes the Nushagak and Mulchatna river drainages and those flowing into Iliamna Lake. A Mineral Closing Order closes the designated area to mineral entry. Elwood Brehmer can be reached at elwood.brehmer...
Game refuge could impact Pebble

Sen. Gary Stevens said this week his bill to create a huge state game refuge around and to the north and west of Iliamna Lake and name it after former Gov. Jay Hammond was not meant to impede Northern Dynasty Mines? proposed Pebble Project...
Kenai backs public review of Pebble mine project

...Salmon ... red salmon don?t spawn in streams. They spawn in lakes,? Wagoner said. Visiting from Pedro Bay on Iliamna Lake, George Jacko said, ?As things have moved forward, most folks in that region are opposed to this project...
Pebble, state officials: Mine isn't a done deal: If impact to environment, fisheries can't be minimized, project won't go forward

...associated with the mine could inhibit spawning and migration, Woody explained. The mine's tentative location is close to Iliamna Lake, one of the largest salmon lakes in the world, and sits on active salmon habitat. Woody said even a small impact...
Seal attack!

...upstream from the Kenai Keys, 45 miles upstream from the mouth of the Kenai. A small resident population lives in Iliamna Lake. Harbor seals eat fish - pretty much any fish they can catch - as well as clams, mussels and crustaceans. They don't...
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