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Slideshow: EPA to protect Bristol Bay salmon fishery in move that could lead to Pebble mine veto

Upper Talarik Creek flows into Lake Iliamna in the Bristol Bay watershed. Braided wetlands and tundra are typical of the watershed landscape.
EPA photo
Aerial view of Dilligham on Bristol Bay, where EPA administrator Gina McCarthy listened to people from around the region voice their opposition to the proposed Pebble mine during a meeting at the Dillingham Middle School gym on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
Bill Roth
EPA administrator Gina McCarthy listened to people voice their concerns about the proposed Pebble Mine during a meeting in the Iliamna Lake Lodge on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
Bill Roth
George and JoAnn Nelson spoke during a meeting with EPA administrator Gina McCarthy in the Dillingham Middle School gym on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
Bill Roth
Aerial view of a work camp in the area of the proposed Pebble Mine on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
Bill Roth
Alaska Dispatch