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Pebble Mine is a poison pill for Alaska's wild salmon

The Bristol Bay watershed, in southwest Alaska, comprises 40,000 square miles of bogs and evergreen forests, rimmed by distant mountains and shimmering with rivers and feeder streams. In these waterways, miracles happen. Together they sustain the largest remaining salmon fishery on Earth. For more...

DSC Supports EPA Action to Rescind Pebble Veto Due to New Mine Plan

DSC agrees with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) settlement with the Pebble Partnership that rescinds its 2014 "Proposed Determination." This post DSC Supports EPA Action to Rescind Pebble Veto Due to New Mine Plan appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

DSC Supports EPA Action to Rescind Pebble Veto Due to New Mine Plan

(Nov. 1, 2017 – DALLAS) DSC agrees with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) settlement with the Pebble Partnership that rescinds its 2014 “Proposed Determination.” This step will not guarantee or prejudge a particular outcome, but allows the operator of the mine to present a plan to the U.S. Show More Summary

Tippets: Step Forward for Pebble Mine, Rivers of Colorado Report Card, Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

last monthHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

After meeting with the CEO of Pebble Limited Partnership, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has “directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon fisheries on Earth.” Via … more ?

Bristol Bay's Pebble Mine Is Back in Play

One of the most contentious environmental fights of the past 30 years is suddenly back in the news, now that EPA head Scott Pruitt is poised to withdraw measures protecting the bay's storied salmon runs

Pebble Mine Trying to Rise from the Grave”

last monthHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In 2014 protections were put in place to protect the two drainages of Bristol Bay, the Nushagak and Kvichak Rivers, from mine waste. However, the new administration and EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, are working in the courts to undo those … more ?

The Latest: EPA to review comment request on Alaska proposal

The Latest on the Pebble Mine proposal in Alaska (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will review a request to extend the public comment … Click to Continue »

Developing Alaska's Pebble Mine may threaten salmon population

3 months agoTechnology : 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

Opposition to the Pebble Mine Grows Stronger

6 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

8 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

8 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 ?

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