Investors Urge EPA to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the Proposed Pebble Mine
September 17, 2014: A coalition of investors, lead by Trillium Asset Management and Calvert Investment Management, recently sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urging it to protect the Bristol Bay region of Alaska from the ill-advised Pebble Mine and finalize its proposal to restrict the discharge of dredged or fill material in region. Investors “believe it is critically important for mining activity to occur only in ecologically and culturally appropriate areas”.
The letter highlighted that the proposed Pebble Mine threatens a unique salmon fishery that is important the region and the goal of long-term sustainable seafood sourcing.
Signers of the letter include Everence, First Affirmative Financial Network, Green Century Capital Management, Maryknoll Sisters, Pax World Management LLC, Portfolio 21, The Sustainability Group, Walden Asset Management and Zevin Asset Management LLC.
You can read a copy of the letter here.