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Obama’s Executive Order Protects Bristol Bay from Drilling, but not Mining

There's a very large element missing from the executive order... The Pebble Mine. The post Obama’s Executive Order Protects Bristol Bay from Drilling, but not Mining appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Judge Orders EPA to Halt All Work on Pebble Mine

In a ruling issued Thursday in Anchorage, a federal judge ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to cease all work pertaining to its investigation of whether to block development of Alaska’s controversial Pebble Mine. The order,...Show More Summary

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

3 weeks 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...

Approving Alaska’s Controversial Pebble Mine Just Got Harder, Thanks To A Ballot Measure Victory

Pebble mine has become a deeply contentious issue in Alaska, largely due to the project's environmentally destructive potential. The post Approving Alaska’s Controversial Pebble Mine Just Got Harder, Thanks To A Ballot Measure Victory appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Numbers Continue to Crunch the Pebble Mine

Facts - for example, numbers -- have never been a friend to the Pebble Mine. By now, some of these are familiar to all of us: 10 billion - The number of tons of mining waste laced with toxics that the Pebble Mine as proposed would generate...Show More Summary

Parnell Tried to Find Funding for Pebble Mine

3 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)

Bobby Andrew to EPA: Stop the Pebble Mine

Today we are running the final in a series of ads in Washington, D.C. urging the Obama administration to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. The ads in Politico feature Alaskans from Bristol Bay explaining, in their own words, why it's essential...Show More Summary

Bristol Bay to EPA: Stop the Pebble Mine Now

This week we're running a series of ads in Washington, D.C. urging the Obama administration to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. The ads in Politico feature Alaskans from Bristol Bay explaining, in their own words, why it's essential that...Show More Summary

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

4 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)

VIDEO: Pebble Mine and the Death Star Mine at Mount Polley

In the wake of the devastating Mt. Polley Mine disaster, and even as the latest tests confirmed elevated levels of toxic copper and lead in aquatic life, a predictable progression is already underway. Within days, the mine owner, the...Show More Summary

Pebble Meets Polley

4 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)

The Best Cars Of The Pebble Beach Auction

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Gooding & Company is holding an auction this weekend at Pebble Beach which gives car geeks like us to talk about cool old cars, so let's talk about our favorites. I'll start with three of mine. Read more...

Pebble's PR Nightmare

4 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

This giant Canadian mine spill doesn’t make us feel good about Alaska’s Pebble Mine

A copper tailings pond discharged more than 10 million cubic meters of waste into nearby water, threatening an important salmon spawning ground.

Now Showing: Pebble Mine's Disastrous Future at BC's Mount Polley Mine

In the early morning of August 4, 2014, a major breach occurred in an earthen dam built to contain millions of tons of mining waste - called "tailings" -- at the Mount Polley copper and gold mine in central British Columbia. Now, three...Show More Summary

More Good News on Pebble

The EPA took another step to protect Bristol Bay this week, with its issuance of a ‘draft determination’ that would effectively stop the Pebble Mine.   Here’s TU’s update on the situation. We’re getting close but the you can still help the cause – there’s another 60-day comment period, and your input matters.  Click right […]

EPA Takes the Next Critical Step Toward Protecting Wild Salmon and Stopping the Massive Pebble Mine

Last Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally proposed limitations that would block the massive, ill-conceived Pebble Mine project -- the controversial proposal to mine gold and copper at the headwaters of the pristine Bristol Bay wild salmon fishery in Alaska that faces overwhelming local opposition. Show More Summary

EPA Proposes Limited Pebble Mine Development

The EPA has proposed limiting development of the Pebble Mine project to protect the salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska, in a move supported by commercial fishermen, investors and jewelers alike. The development of this gold, copper and molybdenum mine, which is backed by Northern Dynasty Minerals and the Pebble Limited Partnership, would be one […]

Save the salmon! EPA puts the breaks on destructive Pebble Mine

The agency proposes major restrictions to protect one of the world's largest wild salmon fisheries

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