Protect Alaska national parks from industrial miningThis petition is addressed to Ken Salazar (Secretary of the Interior )
Eligible Signatories: All free people of this universe are eligible
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.
The Protect Alaska national parks from industrial mining petition was created at 2009-07-20 05:54:30 is elligible to be signed by anyone in agreeance