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
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
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 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, […]
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)
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 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
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 […]
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
Leave it to the flailing Pebble Partnership -- now consisting of just one under-funded Canadian company -- to conclude that the only truly "independent" review of its uniquely reckless Pebble Mine is an "independent" review that is bought and paid for by... Show More Summary
Seriously? Former defense secretary in the Clinton administration William S. Cohen announced that his firm has been retained by the Pebble Partnership to investigate the EPA's evaluation of their Pebble Mine project. LINK (via:Watchdog.org)
There is a misconception out there that the fight against Pebble Mine has been won....nothing could be further from the truth. Sportsman's Alliance for Alaska Director Scott Hed reminds us that while Pebble may be down, it is certainly not out. LINK Help support the cause! SSA is also currently running an on-line fundraising auction with new donated items being added everyday.
John Shively Chairman of the Pebble Partnership penned a letter to the editor of the Washington in response to their recent story on the "Pebble Mine debate." LINK
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to use its legal authority to stop the development of a gold mine in Alaska. Tom Collier, CEO of the Pebble Partnership is set to fight this EPA challenge. He joins BNN to explain. LINK
Robert Heyano, president of United Tribes of Bristol Bay responds to the Washington Post's recent story on the proposed Pebble Mine. The Post’s article intimates that the battle over Pebble began with a tribal petition to EPA requesting that it use its authority under the Clean Water Act to prohibit mining in the Bristol Bay watershed. Show More Summary
Photo: Courtesy of the EPA The Washington Post's Joby Warrick does some heavy lifting for those opposing the EPA's action on the Pebble Mine. This fight is far from over folks. LINK At last count there were 977 comments.
Northern Dynasty, the company that owns the proposed Pebble Mine, is bolstering its financing as it looks for a new partner. LINK (via:Alaska Public Media) Good luck finding a new partner. Two of the world's largest mining conglomerates, Rio Tinto and Anglo American, have already bailed on the project and the EPA is poised to shut down the project for good.
When someday the story of the Pebble Mine is told, 2014 may be best remembered as the year when all that remained of the once formidable Pebble Partnership was a bunch of lawyers for hire. By the end of 2014, all of the mining giants...Show More Summary
Earlier this week the BC government approved the massive Site C Dam on the Peace River. Now the Canadian federal government has greenlighted a proposed new mine in the Transboundary region that in on the scale of Pebble in Alaska. The...Show More Summary
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.