A diverse coalition of Alaskans today announced the formation of Bristol Bay United. Bristol Bay United will harness the unprecedented grassroots opposition to the Pebble Mine to send a clear message to the Obama Administration that Pebble is the wrong mine in the wrong place. Show More Summary
The group behind the proposed Pebble Mine is laying off workers after one of the partners in the controversial project pulled out. LINK (via: Anchorage Daily News) Read more here: http://www.adn.com/2013/10/07/3114104/pebble-lays-off-workers-after.html#storylink=cpy
The Pebble Partnership took a gigantic PR and stock hit yesterday with the news that Anglo American was pulling their investment in Pebble mine project. Perfect timing to pour some salt on the wound. ANCHORAGE, AK – Numbers releasedShow More Summary
I recently set up an alert for Pebble Mine parent Northern Dynasty via Seeking Alpha, a platform for investment research which covers stocks and investment strategy. It didn't take long for the question of whether to invest in Northern...Show More Summary
From The Story Group New science is pointing to a dark future for Alaska's Bristol Bay salmon if the controversial Pebble copper mine is developed. This video looks at the effects a massive mine development would have on salmon in Bristol Bay's most productive sockeye spawning rivers. Show More Summary
Not sure if she is bringing any chowdah. New Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy plans to visit the site of Alaska's proposed Pebble Mine as she decides whether to block the massive project to protect one of the world's last big runs of wild salmon. LINK (via: The Anchorage Daily News)
The Daily Caller continues to pump out the pro Pebble bullshit. LINK
That is a quote from evolution skeptic Congressman Paul Broun who recently chaired a congressional hearing on the Pebble Mine. Must be just a bit troubling for Pebble's PR firm when someone who believes evolution is a lie from hell is...Show More Summary
That's the headline for an opinion piece penned by Pebble CEO John Shivley that appeared yesterday on Fox News. And judging by comments like these...... Hire mercenaries and build the mine anyway! "F" the feds and the tree-humpers! There's no better strategy for rallying the wing nut base than referencing our President. LINK (via: Faux News)
Here is one notable conservative who did not support the Pebble Mine Some pure pro Pebble bullshit courtesy of The Daily Caller. Be sure to scroll though the comments. Here's more recent Daily Caller pro Pebble BS. In other news, the...Show More Summary
So maybe you should stop criticizing the real scientists over at the EPA? John Shively, CEO of Pebble, explains why he believes the Pebble Mine would revitalize the economy of the community surrounding Bristol Bay. He discusses his organization's efforts to address environmental concerns about the project and responds to critics of the proposal. LINK (via:E&ETV)
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski calls out the Pebble management team for not yet releasing their proposed mine plan. Read more here: http://www.adn.com/2013/07/09/2968791/sen-lisa-murkowski-criticizes.html#storylink=cpy LINK Pebble management comes back with, sorry Senator but the mine plan is too important to rush.
Life size weeble and anti tax crusader Grover Norquist has thrown his weight behind the Pebble Mine coal mine. No, that is not a typo. LINK (via: Alaska Commons) Meanwhile, diaper wearing purveryor of prostitutes Senator David Vitter...Show More Summary
Recently the New York Times published an op-ed from Native Alaskan and Olympic snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof which incuded a link to this video of John Shively talking about future mine closure scenarios.
Northern Dynasty and their corprate overlords continue to push back on opposition to the Pebble Mine by claiming they have not formally submitted an actual mine plan. Now they are saying their no plan mine will generate 15,000 jobs and contribute 2.4 billion to U.S gross domestic product. LINK (via:Mining Weekly)
....$1.5 billion dollars.
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Patrick Clayton will offer his Pebble Mine photography completely free of charge to any non-profit group opposed to Pebble Mine in return for donating something to this project. There are a limited number of opportunities for companies to get on board as well. Kickstart Here
Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency nominee will get her confirmation hearing this week. McCarthy is expected to face questions regarding the EPA's spending taxpayer dollars holding meetings regarding environmental...Show More Summary
When asked recently about the Pebble Mine Wardrop Report submitted by Northern Dynasty to the SEC, and now at the center of a possible investigation, Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively had this to say. I actually asked (Northern Dynasty) not to issue that report because I thought it was premature. LINK (via: Commercial Fisherman for Bristol Bay)