Protect Alaska national parks from industrial mining
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1 million acres of prime wolf, bear and salmon habitat adjacent to Lake Clark and Katmai national parks could be opened to new mining claims with the stroke of a pen.
Closed to mining since 1971, these wild Alaska lands are integral to Bristol Bay's salmon-supporting ecosystem that is anchored by these two great national parks.
A recommendation from the Bureau of Land Management to lift this mineral closure and expand a modern day gold rush was issued in the last days of the Bush Administration and we need your help to send this bad idea back to the drawing board.
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