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Judge backs Pebble in dispute with EPA

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

A federal judge has approved a request for a subpoena compelling a former Environmental Protection Agency official to explain his actions in the agency’s controversial decision to prevent a proposed gold mine from being built in southwestern Alaska. U.S. Show More Summary

New Poll: Alaskans continue to strongly reject Pebble mine – viewing it as too risky for Bristol Bay

ANCHORAGE (August 27, 2015) – A strong majority of Alaskans would like to see Bristol Bay protected from large-scale mining, according to The post New Poll: Alaskans continue to strongly reject Pebble mine – viewing it as too risky for Bristol Bay appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Summer Melon Salad

I made this quick melon salad with the frog prince of melons - the piel de sapo. It has creamy, sweet, pale green flesh, and a blotched, pebbled green-yellow appearance. Piel de sapo means toad's skin. I bought mine heavy, with streaks of yellow edging out the green on one side - both indicators of ripeness. Show More Summary

Dear Pebble Partnership, It's Time to Walk Away From Bristol Bay

Just how many reasons does the Pebble Partnership need to stop its disastrous plans to build the Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska? NRDC explored that question in a series of ads in Politico. The ads give the Pebble Partnership several compelling reasons to quit the Pebble Mine, culminating today with a simple request: walk away from Bristol Bay. Show More Summary

Saying Goodbye to Bobby Andrew, Defender of Bristol Bay

I didn't expect the Pebble Mine would outlast Bobby Andrew. He was a fighter who never seemed to get tired. Over 70 years old, and he was always willing to make the trip - whatever the trip, wherever it took him -- to talk, to testify,...Show More Summary

To The Pebble Partnership

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

There are many reasons to quit the Pebble Mine. Through a series of ads running this week and next in Politico, NRDC is giving the Pebble Partnership a handful. LINK (via: NRDC)

Could This Be the Next Pebble Mine?

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Montana's Smith River is threatened by a massive proposed copper mine along Sheep Creek, a major tributary. If the mine is built, it would ruin this nationally renowned wild trout fishery through acid mine drainage, contamination with toxic heavy metals, and other pollution. LINK

Pebble Mine Lawsuit Moves Forward, Delays EPA Protection of Bristol Bay

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Fark.....another reminder this fight is far from over. Today a federal judge in Alaska issued an order that will prolong last ditch litigation filed by the Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Show More Summary

Pebble Mine Lawsuit Moves Forward, Delays EPA Protection of Bristol Bay

Today a federal judge in Alaska issued an order that will prolong last ditch litigation filed by the Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Although the order dismissed portions of Pebble's complaint,...Show More Summary

Appeals court tosses Pebble Mine suit against EPA; arguments begin in another

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

A federal appeals court dismissed one of several ongoing court cases over the fate of Pebble Mine, handing a win to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. LINK (via:Alaska Dispatch News) Meanwhile, a federal judge heard arguments in a case alleging that the U.S. Show More Summary

Jimmy Choo Small Pebbled Leather & Leopard-Print Calf-Hair Messenger Bag: Tough Love at First Sight

My love of small bags continues: I am insane over this mini Jimmy Choo messenger. It seriously has to be mine this very minute. Needless to say, this is a truly emotional buy, one I’m content to make with little to no thought. Read the...Show More Summary

"Greens" fighting Pebble mine are helping Rio Tinto, Anglo-American and BHP Billiton

On February 28, 2014 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a preemptive veto of the Pebble project, citing its authority under Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act. That action was initiated even though the developers had not yet filed a permit request read more

“Greens” fighting Pebble mine are helping Rio Tinto, Anglo-American and BHP Billiton

I came across an interesting saga yesterday. My introduction came from a May 14, 2015 opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal titled The Greens’ Back Door at the EPA. (Hint: If you don’t have a WSJ subscription, copy and paste the article title into the Google search engine. Show More Summary

EPA’S BACK DOOR:  Only the green movement has the key.  Kimberley Strassel’s lastest column docume…

EPA’S BACK DOOR:  Only the green movement has the key.  Kimberley Strassel’s lastest column documents the uber-cozy relationship between Obama’s EPA and environmentalists in the case over Pebble Mine in Alaska: As Pebble summed it up in a letter to the agency’s inspector general this week: “EPA gave anti-mine activists an opportunity to review, comment, […]

Leading voice in anti-Pebble fight, dies at 73

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Bristol Bay elder Bobby Andrew, who has been a leading voice in the fight against Pebble Mine, passed away at the age of 73. LINK (via: KDLG)

Down to Lawyers, Lobbyists and Legislators

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Like a terminal patient on life support, Pebble Mine is all about "staying alive" -- which translates into the nicely alliterative trio of lawyers, lobbyists and legislators. LINK (via: The Huffington Post)

Pebble Mine: Down to Lawyers, Lobbyists and Legislators

Pebble Mine is not grabbing headlines these days, but the battle to protect Bristol Bay is far from over. In contrast to the significant headlines and victories in 2014 - Rio Tinto withdrawing from the project, EPA proposing specific...Show More Summary

Pebble Mine Update

The effort to save Bristol Bay from the threat of the proposed Pebble Mine has certainly made some huge progress over the past year. However, many anglers might be surprised to learn that the fight is not over. So, today we present you with a write up from our buddy Scott Hed, Director of the […]

Nation’s Leading Sportsmen’s Organizations Urge Specific Protections for Bristol Bay, Alaska

5 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eighteen of the top sportsmen’s groups in the United States penned a letter to leading appropriators in Congress supporting the swift completion of the EPA’s process to protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine development. Show More Summary

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