Tim Sohn

Tim Sohn

Tim Sohn is an Outside correspondent based in Brooklyn. More of his work can be found at timsohn.com.


What the Hell Is Going on with the Pebble Mine?

It was a roller coaster of a summer for Alaska's most controversial extraction project. In July, it looked all but certain that the salmon-threatening proposal would get its first federal permit. But then things took a surprising turn.

Tim Sohn
Oct 28, 2020

Could the Contentious Pebble Mine Move Ahead?

One of the most contentious environmental fights of the past 30 years is suddenly back in the news, now that EPA head Scott Pruitt is poised to withdraw measures protecting the bay's storied salmon runs

Tim Sohn
Oct 16, 2017

Grading Mr. President's Alaska Visit

A close examination of the president's recent trip to the state reveals that he made some inroads, even with those who balk at his progressive environmental agenda

Tim Sohn
Sep 3, 2015

The Saga of the Freedom Tower BASE Jumpers

Three men BASE jumped from the One World Trade Center in September 2013. Six months later they were arrested. Their ongoing—and, many would say, harsher than necessary—legal battle raises the question: How serious a crime is leaping off a building?

Tim Sohn
Apr 19, 2015

Sorry, Bristol Bay Isn't Safe (Yet)

The bold move ostensibly protects one of the world’s most productive fisheries. But the bay’s most pressing threat remains: the Pebble Mine.

Tim Sohn
Dec 18, 2014