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Developing Alaska's Pebble Mine may threaten salmon population

last monthTechnology : Tech Talk

The mine's development stalled under Obama, but the Trump administration has given the controversial project new life

Trump Threatens Alaska Drilling & Mining As Payback For Murkowski’s Trumpcare Vote

Trump has big plans to help Big Oil in Alaska — including Arctic offshore drilling, the Salmon-destroying Pebble Mine, and of course, opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for more energy exploration (a wet dream of the GOP for almost 50 years). Show More Summary

‘No Free Pass’ say Alaskans to Pebble Mine backers

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

ANCHORAGE, AK – Alaskans and anglers, hunters, and the dozens of sport-fishing business owners that operate in the Bristol Bay region are extremely disappointed by today’s announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to withdraw the July, 2014 Clean Water Act Section 404(c) Proposed Determination. Show More Summary

Video Hatch: Save Bristol Bay

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

President Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt have removed barriers that were preventing the Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay. In this short film, Mark Titus, director of “The Breach,” urges anglers to act in response. Call EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt …

Ending Obama EPA's Ban on Alaska's Pebble Mine Is Right for American Energy

Ned Mamula, Catrina Rorke The Environmental Protection Agency is again drawing the ire of environmentalists, this time by lifting an Obama-era ban on development of Alaska’s Pebble Mine. It’s part of a dramatic pivot driven by the Trump administration, with rule changes, proposals and executive orders all intended to realign U.S. Show More Summary

Bristol Bay on the Edge

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Friday, May 12th, news broke that the Trump administration paved the way for the Pebble Limited Partnership to restart its quest to dig North America’s largest open pit copper mine – directly in the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s vast wild … more ?

DSC: Open Letter to EPA on Pebble Mine Settlement

4 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

DSC disagrees with the decision by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to settle the lawsuit against Northern Dynasty Minerals – a Canadian company that proposed the controversial Pebble Mine project in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The settlement...Show More Summary

The New York Times' Hostility to Industry: New at Reason

4 months agoNews : Reason

The paper of record has it in for Pebble Mine in Alaska. John Stossel writes: The New York Times' hostility to industry gets worse every day. Last week, The Times ran a big picture of a bay in Alaska with the headline "In Reversal, EPA...Show More Summary

DSC’s Open Letter to EPA on Pebble Mine Settlement

DSC disagrees with the decision to settle the lawsuit against Northern Dynasty Minerals, the company that proposed the controversial Pebble Mine project. This post DSC’s Open Letter to EPA on Pebble Mine Settlement appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Opposition to the Pebble Mine Grows Stronger

4 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sportsmen and business owners throughout the Bristol Bay region and Alaskans remain steadfast in their opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine despite today’s announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Pebble Partnership have reached a settlement agreement. Show More Summary

The Latest: Alaska mine CEO sees EPA settlement as new start

The Latest on a settlement involving the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska (all times local): 11:05 a.m. The CEO of a Canadian-owned company pursuing a copper and gold mine near … Click to Continue »

Tippets: Pruitt Denies Climate Change, California Salmon, Op-Ed on the Pebble Mine, Great Lakes Steelhead

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Scott Pruitt, head of the EPA, recently stated that humans are not responsible for the changing climate. Pruitt “has dismissed decades of research, thousands upon thousands of peer-reviewed climate papers, and the near-unanimous opinion of the scientific community,” writes Todd Tanner. … more ?

Tippets: Clean Water Rule Rollback, Future of the Pebble Mine, ‘Namgis First Nation and Wild Salmon, Mine Proposed on Chuitna River

7 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

President Trump’s attempts to roll back the Clean Water Rule, removing protections for small streams and wetlands, is bad news for anglers and fish. The only good news, writes Monte Burke, is “the process of rolling back this rule could … more ?

Alaska’s Pebble Mine and the Legend of Trump’s Gold

Last summer, I walked alone across a magnificent slice of southwest Alaska, over hilly tundra pocked with lakes and ponds and sliced through by meandering creeks. There were caribou and eagles, wolves and bears, and just then millions of sockeye salmon were surging up from Bristol Bay to spawn in one of the world’s last great wild nurseries. Show More Summary

Tippets: Op-ed on Pebble Mine, Grass Carp Reach Great Lakes, Fish-Killing Parasite Identified in Big Hole River, Obama’s Wilderness Expansion

7 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

“Presidents and politicians come and go,” writes Danielle Stickman, “but the Pebble mine will always be the wrong mine in the wrong place.” Read Stickman’s op-ed about the long-term risks of the mine and the overwhelming oppositions to the mine … more ?

Tippets: Trout Fishing & Toxic Waters, Financial Assessment of Pebble Deposit, B.C. Steelhead, Proposed Paradise Valley Mine

7 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

President Trump recently signed a bill nullifying the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, which was designed to further protect waterways from coal mining waste. “There is, of course, a public health element to this, too,” writes Monte Burke. … more ?

Independent analyst: Pebble Mine is a bad investment

7 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

ANCHORAGE, AK – In response to a report released by Kerrisdale Capital Management today stating, “we believe Northern Dynasty is worthless […] and not commercially viable,” Trout Unlimited issued the following statement: “For years,Show More Summary

Alaska lawmaker seeks more scrutiny for Pebble Mine project

An Alaska legislator is proposing a new level of scrutiny for the Pebble Mine project: requiring that three state commissioners find beyond a reasonable doubt that the mine would not … Click to Continue »

Opposition to Pebble Mine reiterated by local tribes, fishermen, business owners

8 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Threats to American jobs and cultures by proposed project unchanged despite shifting federal politics. DILLINGHAM, AK – Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, and given recent media concerning Pebble Limited Partnership’s...Show More Summary

Tippets: Renewed Threat to Bristol Bay, Capt. Mike Connor Talks The Everglades, Asian Carp Move Toward Great Lakes, Elwha River Renewal

8 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The upcoming Trump administration brings renewed threat to Bristol Bay and the approval of the Pebble Mine. “Ronald Thiessen, chief executive officer and president of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd, said he expected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to announce in … more ?

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