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 ?
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 ?
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
“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 ?
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 ?
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
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 »
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
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 ?
2016 closed for the Pebble Mine like so many years before it -- with no progress: no permit, no application, and no new financial partner. As it did in 2015, the last remaining company in the once-formidable Pebble Partnership - theShow More Summary
An independent scientific report commissioned by the United Tribes of Bristol Bay revealed on-going contamination, including failure to properly close and reclaim past drill wells, by the company behind the proposed Pebble Mine. “Pebble has broken rules and promises in … more ?
A new chapter opened today in the battle against the proposed Pebble Mine, as the World Conservation Congress overwhelmingly adopted a motion opposing the embattled mega-mine and other large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska and urging the U.S. Show More Summary
KING SALMON, AK – In response to the hearing held this morning at 10:00 am EST by the U.S. House Committee on The post Bristol Bay sportsmen to U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources: Hearing misses the mark on Pebble Mine appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Whatever your position on free trade - or specifically on the North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") - here's something everyone can agree on: NAFTA does not support a claim for damages against U.S. taxpayers by the last remaining...Show More Summary
Deterioration continues in the financial condition of Northern Dynasty Minerals ("Northern Dynasty" or "NDM") - a small Canadian exploration company, and the only remaining investor in the once formidable Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble"). Show More Summary
Today marks the third hearing the House Science Committee has held on the proposed Pebble Mine right in our backyard in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Alaska has never felt farther than when we hear these...Show More Summary
There's more bad financial news for Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals, the last remaining company in the now-depleted Pebble Partnership - the company behind the reckless scheme to build a massive open pit mine in the heart of...Show More Summary
Those of us who enjoy to hunt and fish should want to know where the presidential candidates stand on issues related to the natural resources that make possible the sports we love. One issue that's key in understanding the ideals of anglers and hunters is the debate surrounding the proposed Pebble Mine, in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. Show More Summary
Hunting, Fishing Leaders to Hold Press Tele-Conference and Release Letter In recent years, over 1,150 sport fishing and hunting groups and businesses The post Thursday: 6 Million Hunters Demand Presidential Candidates Take Stand on Pebble Mine appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
DALLAS – Millions of sportsman across the nation will be asked to demand that the six presidential candidates state their position on The post Dallas Safari Club Supports Protection of Pebble Mine appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.