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BBNC Nonprofit Divests Pebble Mine Gift Shares

last monthHobbies / 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

4 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"

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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!

6 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.....

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

He's the first member of Alaska's current congressional delegation to speak out firmly in opposition to the mine

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Another nail in the Pebble coffin. Alaska Sen. Mark Begich says that he's concluded the proposed Pebble mine cannot be developed without harming the Bristol Bay region's world-famous red salmon runs. "Wrong mine, wrong place, too big," Begich said in an interview. Show More Summary

EPA releases Bristol Bay Assessment

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

In February of 2011 the Environmental Protection Agency launched the Bristol Bay watershed assessment, two years later they have released their final report on the impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine. Dennis McLerran, regional administrator...Show More Summary

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

One foot in the grave? LINK (via: The Huffington Post) It's up to the broad based anti Pebble coalition to provide the banana peel in 2014.

Northern Dynasty re-acquires 100% ownership of Pebble Project

7 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Northern Dynasty has now re-acquired 100% ownership and control of the Pebble Partnership. All Anglo American representatives have resigned from the Pebble Mines Corporation Board of Directors. And the pipe dreams continue. "During the...Show More Summary

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