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Senator Mark Begich takes a stand against the Pebble Mine

Published On: Jan 20 2014 10:08:04 PM AKST   Updated On: Jan 20 2014 10:44:06 PM AKST

U.S. Senator Mark Begich says the proposed pebble mine cannot be developed without hurting the salmon in Bristol Bay.

Begich's statement comes after the EPA released a controversial scientific study that says the mine would pose a risk. 

Pebble says the science from that study is flawed.