5 Things You Need to Know About Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Posted by Mike Confino, December 18, 2014

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President Obama just took action to protect one of Alaska’s most powerful economic engines and one of America’s greatest national treasures: Bristol Bay.

Today, he signed a Presidential Memorandum that withdraws these beautiful and pristine waters from all future oil and gas drilling. “These waters are too special and too valuable to auction off to the highest bidder,” the President said.

Here are five things you need to know about Bristol Bay:

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