Anchorage editorial responds to House Republicans

Be sure to read the editorial in the Anchorage Daily News today, which responds to recent pressure from House Republicans from California and Georgia, against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agnecy (EPA) for the draft watershed assessment it recently completed of Alaska’s Bristol Bay.  Here’s how the ADN responds:

“The EPA isn’t the issue here. Whether a world-class gold and copper mine should be in the Bristol Bay watershed is the issue. The EPA — at the request of many Alaskans — is trying to answer that question. Its people should take politics in stride and carry on, without fear or favor.”

Read the whole thing here: http://www.adn.com/2012/08/13/2587259/our-view-pebble-and-politics.html