September 2010

20 September 2010

Dillingham, AK

Dillingham, AK

Population: 2,347 (2008)
Coordinates: 59.046751, -158.508665
Area: 35.7 square miles

Dillingham is located on Nushagak Bay, an inlet of Bristol Bay in southwestern Alaska. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.7 square miles, 2.1 square miles of which is water. It lies 327 miles southwest of Anchorage and is a six hour flight from Seattle. Once known as the Pacific salmon capital of the world, commercial fishing remains an important part of Dillingham's local economy.

 

Information sourced from the Alaska Division of Community and Regional Affairs Community Information Series.

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19 September 2010

Download past Pebble Watch newsletters

Newsletter: Trace Elements Issue 1, August 2010

This first issue of Pebble Watch focuses on "Report Series E: Trace Elements (Sediments & Soils)," an overview of soil and sediment sampling, 2004-2007 at the proposed sites of the Pebble mine, port and transportation corridor. Inside, our team summarizes the results for copper and arsenic, and shows how the data may begin to answer questions community members first asked Pebble developers in 2005. To download, click on the link below.

August 2010 Pebble Watch Newsletter (PDF 1.92Mb)

 

 


Newsletter: Meteorology Issue 2, October 2010

This issue of Pebble Watch focuses on the Pebble Partnership’s data release "Report Series A: Meteorology," an overview of meteorological data collected between 2005 and 2007 in areas near the Pebble deposit and proposed port sites. Inside, we summarize the report, explain how the data will be significant for permitting, and provide a focused look at wind data collected by the two meteorological stations closest to the deposit site. Our science team also supplies some answers to questions community members first asked Pebble developers in 2005. To download, click on the link below.

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