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Former defense secretary to investigate EPA evaluation of Alaska mine proposal

last monthHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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)

“The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated”

last monthHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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.

"The real story here is the EPA’s abject wrongdoing in pursuit of its advocacy agenda"

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

Breaking News From Planet Bullshit

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

Post should have taken a deeper look at EPA, Bristol Bay and Pebble

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

EPA becomes target by planning for rare ‘veto’

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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 Seeking New Business Partner

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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.

Canada Greenlight Massive Gold and Copper Mine Near Alaska Border

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

Judge Temporarily Halts EPA’s 404(c) Process on Pebble Mine

5 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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...

Parnell Tried to Find Funding for Pebble Mine

7 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"

8 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

8 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

9 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

12 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

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"

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

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