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)
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
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)
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...
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
A copper tailings pond discharged more than 10 million cubic meters of waste into nearby water, threatening an important salmon spawning ground.
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
The agency proposes major restrictions to protect one of the world's largest wild salmon fisheries
The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a proposal Friday under the Clean Water Act that would limit mining activity in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed, according to two individuals familiar with the decision. Read full articl...
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)
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
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
LET’S GO: The backers of a massive mine project are ready to take the government to court. By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org The backers of a lucrative mine project in the Alaskan wildness announced they will sue the Environmental Protection Agency over what investors say is a massive overreach of government regulatory power. Pebble Limited...
Pebble Partnership sues to prevent EPA action against proposed mine LINK (via: Anchorage Daily News)
The most malevolent ideology conceivable would by one holding the human race to be inherently bad and human activities inherently harmful. The full implementation of such an ideology would make fascism, Islam, and even communism seem downright benevolent by comparison. Show More Summary
Scientists are laying the foundation for the extremely controversial topic of building the proposed Pebble Mine just miles away from Bristol Bay, Alaska. When referring to Alaska as the last great frontier, Bristol Bay is what would come to mind. It is 40,000 square miles teaming with caribou, wolves, moose, and, most importantly, salmon.