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Tony is a Senior Attorney in NWF's Alaska office where he has spent over 20 years working to protect the state's incomparable mountains, forests, and wetlands.
When not fighting the good fight, Tony is an avid bicycle racer and founding member of Lawyers with Banjos.
2/28/2014 // By Tony Turrini
In tremendous news for salmon, wildlife, and people who prize solitude, spectacular scenery, and outdoor recreation, the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) today announced it will initiate a formal process under the Clean Water Act to protect Alaskaâ€™s Bristol Bay from [...] Read more >
Contaminated groundwater. Photo courtesy Earthworks.
Tribes Demand Responsible Mining and Clean Water
1/15/2014 // By Tony Turrini
This week, leaders and environmental staff members from eight tribes and tribal organizations are flying to Washington, D.C. to ask the Obama
Administration to address a problem that impacts us all.Â Â Mining companies are discharging huge quantities of untreated, toxic waste [...] Read more >
House Members Speak Up for Clean Water, Safe Communities
5/23/2013 // By Tony Turrini
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5/29/2012 // By Tony Turrini
Fueled by high metals prices, the nationâ€™s hardrock mining boom has swept into the Great Lakes.Â In a region with almost no history of hardrock or â€œsulfideâ€ mining, there is now extensive exploration, a score of proposed developments, and one [...] Read more >
EPA Warns Pebble Mine Would Harm Alaskaâ€™s Salmon
5/22/2012 // By Tony Turrini
4/27/2011 // By Tony Turrini