A federal appeals court dismissed one of several ongoing court cases over the fate of Pebble Mine, handing a win to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. LINK (via:Alaska Dispatch News) Meanwhile, a federal judge heard arguments in a case alleging that the U.S. Show More Summary
Bristol Bay elder Bobby Andrew, who has been a leading voice in the fight against Pebble Mine, passed away at the age of 73. LINK (via: KDLG)
Like a terminal patient on life support, Pebble Mine is all about "staying alive" -- which translates into the nicely alliterative trio of lawyers, lobbyists and legislators. LINK (via: The Huffington Post)
Seriously? Former defense secretary in the Clinton administration William S. Cohen announced that his firm has been retained by the Pebble Partnership to investigate the EPA's evaluation of their Pebble Mine project. LINK (via:Watchdog.org)
There is a misconception out there that the fight against Pebble Mine has been won....nothing could be further from the truth. Sportsman's Alliance for Alaska Director Scott Hed reminds us that while Pebble may be down, it is certainly not out. LINK Help support the cause! SSA is also currently running an on-line fundraising auction with new donated items being added everyday.
John Shively Chairman of the Pebble Partnership penned a letter to the editor of the Washington in response to their recent story on the "Pebble Mine debate." LINK
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to use its legal authority to stop the development of a gold mine in Alaska. Tom Collier, CEO of the Pebble Partnership is set to fight this EPA challenge. He joins BNN to explain. LINK
Robert Heyano, president of United Tribes of Bristol Bay responds to the Washington Post's recent story on the proposed Pebble Mine. The Post’s article intimates that the battle over Pebble began with a tribal petition to EPA requesting that it use its authority under the Clean Water Act to prohibit mining in the Bristol Bay watershed. Show More Summary
Photo: Courtesy of the EPA The Washington Post's Joby Warrick does some heavy lifting for those opposing the EPA's action on the Pebble Mine. This fight is far from over folks. LINK At last count there were 977 comments.
Northern Dynasty, the company that owns the proposed Pebble Mine, is bolstering its financing as it looks for a new partner. LINK (via:Alaska Public Media) Good luck finding a new partner. Two of the world's largest mining conglomerates, Rio Tinto and Anglo American, have already bailed on the project and the EPA is poised to shut down the project for good.
Earlier this week the BC government approved the massive Site C Dam on the Peace River. Now the Canadian federal government has greenlighted a proposed new mine in the Transboundary region that in on the scale of Pebble in Alaska. The...Show More Summary
It ain't over till the fat lady sings........ U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland issued a preliminary injunction Monday, temporarily halting the EPA’s 404(c) process regarding the Pebble Mine. LINK (via: Alaska Public Media...
This recently leaked video reveals that Alaska Governor Sean Parnell tried to find a funder for Pebble Mine after Anglo-American pulled out of the project. This is just the latest revelation of Parnell’s longstanding efforts to build Pebble mine over the objection of Alaskans. LINK (via: Alaska Democrats)
The super-PAC backing Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) has released its first attack of the general election, ripping GOP Senate candidate Dan Sullivan for his support of the Pebble Mine. (via: The Hill)
The Mount Polley mine disaster has Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski talking out of both sides of her mouth. Murkowski is calling for greater oversight of Canadian mines while opposing any EPA action on Pebble. LINK (via: US News)
In 2010 a Pebble Partnership ad touted the Mt. Polley mine’s proximity to healthy fisheries as a model for how mining and fishing can co-exist. Then this happened. Naturally, Pebble immediately scrubbed the ad from its You Tube channel. Show More Summary
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The Bristol Bay Native Corp.'s Education Foundation is no longer an investor in the contentious Pebble Mine project, after deciding to sell stock which it had received as a gift. LINK (via:KTUU)
In May, an agreement was finalized transferring 199 state mining claims on the Big Chunk "Super Project" site from Liberty Star Uranium & Metals to Northern Dynasty, the sole owner of the Pebble Mine project north of Iliamna. Along with...Show More Summary
Strip'n Flywear bringing it again on behalf of the fight against the Pebble Mine. The proposed Pebble Mine fight is not over. Until the land is placed under protection, Bristol Bay will always be in jeopardy of greedy mining interests. Show More Summary
Pebble Partnership sues to prevent EPA action against proposed mine LINK (via: Anchorage Daily News)