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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

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?

2 weeks 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 weeks 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

last monthHobbies / 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

The Pebble Partnership and the Demeaning of Independence

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

Former defense secretary to investigate EPA evaluation of Alaska mine proposal

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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)

“The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated”

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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.

"The real story here is the EPA’s abject wrongdoing in pursuit of its advocacy agenda"

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

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