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Parnell Tried to Find Funding for Pebble Mine

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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)

“I just don't trust Dan Sullivan to make good decisions for Alaska"

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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)

Pebble Meets Polley

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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)

Pebble's PR Nightmare

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

BBNC Nonprofit Divests Pebble Mine Gift Shares

5 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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)

Northern Dynasty accepts more mining claims near Pebble

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

T-shirt of the Week - No Pebble Mine! Edition

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

Grasping at Straws

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Pebble Partnership sues to prevent EPA action against proposed mine LINK (via: Anchorage Daily News)

Internal memos reveal EPA worked behind the scenes to kill Alaska mine project

7 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Of course they did! It doesn't take a scientific review to determine that it's a bad idea to put a giant open pit copper mine on top of the world's greatest sockeye fishery. The EPA just needs to kill Pebble and shut up Fox News, the...Show More Summary

Rio Tinto Pulls Out

8 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Strong financials? Back in December global mining giant Rio Tinto said it was reviewing its investment in the Pebble Mine project. Yesterday they announced they are divesting themselves of their 19 percent stake in the project and donating...Show More Summary

"EPA's preemptive use of Clean Water Act section 404(c) are unprecedented"

8 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

It ain't over until the fat lady sings. Serial douche bag Representative Darrel Issa is calling for an investigation into the EPA and the Pebble Mine "EPA's actions regarding the preemptive use of Clean Water Act section 404(c) are unprecedented...Show More Summary

Rise up against federal over-reach

9 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

That's the headline from Alaska Senate Majority leader Sen. John Coghill's editorial bemoaning the EPA's decision to temporarily block permitting of the Pebble Mine. He goes on to say..... It is now election season, a time when we have...Show More Summary

Whistling past the graveyard

9 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Northern Dynasty has issued a response to the EPA's Pebble Mine announcement. More bad news for NAK. Northern Dynasty shares fell 32% on yesterday's news that the EPA is taking initial steps toward restricting or even prohibiting development...Show More Summary

EPA Starts Process That Could Restrict Pebble Mine

9 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Some huge news coming out of DC. While not quite yet an official death blow this is pretty darn close. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking the first steps toward possibly restricting or even prohibiting development of the Pebble Mine. Show More Summary

Jut Do It!

9 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Presidential historian and author Douglas Brinkley urged President Obama to take decisive and swift executive action on preventing the massive Pebble Mine project in Alaska on NOW with Alex Wagner, Monday. Just do it. If you want to use executive power, be like Teddy Roosevelt and FDR. Show More Summary

With friends like these.....

10 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

ERM, the contractor performing the U.S. State Department's environmental review for the northern half of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline — gave the greenlight to Alaska's controversial Pebble Mine proposal in June 2013. ERM...Show More Summary

We Can’t Eat Gold in Bristol Bay

10 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Bobby Andrew, a Native Yup'ik spokesman and staunch opponent of the Pebble Mine, discusses the struggle so far, the importance of Indigenous solidarity, and the award winning film We Can't Eat Gold, directed by Joshua Tucker. LINK (via: IC Magazine)

Murkowski said she and her staff are still reviewing the EPA report

10 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Profiles in courage. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski said in a briefing with reporters that the state, and not the federal government, should decide the fate of the Pebble Mine. Unlike her senate colleague Mark Begich, who now officially...Show More Summary

Seattle Stop the Pebble Mine Rally

10 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

While we'll have to wait a couple more weeks for the Seahawks superbowl victory parade, there is another big event happening this week in Seattle. Join Senator Maria Cantwell, Chef Tom Douglas, and commercial fishermen on Thursday, January 23rd at Seattle's Fisherman's Terminal in a call for action to protect Bristol Bay's 14,000 jobs. LINK

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