ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. regulators formally launched a review process on Friday that could produce a permit a Canadian mining group needs to build the Pebble Mine copper and gold project in southwest Alaska, which is opposed by environmentalists.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The company that wants to build the widely opposed Pebble Mine copper and gold project in salmon-rich southwestern Alaska announced on Thursday that it will file its first application for a development permit.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Northern Dynasty Minerals will apply for federal and state permits on Dec. 22 for its Pebble mine in Alaska, the Canadian company said on Thursday, sending its shares up 7 percent.
“The record is clear: The Pebble Mine is fundamentally flawed ? it’s the wrong mine in the wrong place.”
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 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.
(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
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 ?
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
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 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 »
The mine's development stalled under Obama, but the Trump administration has given the controversial project new life
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
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
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 …
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
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 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 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 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.