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Lawmakers: Large-scale mining can be done right

...including the Senate president and House speaker - have told the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine that they believe large-scale mining "can be done right" in Alaska.In a letter to Ron Thiessen, president and CEO of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...handling of a report on the potential effects of large-scale mining on a world-premier salmon fishery in Alaska's...prohibit development of the mine after concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risks...
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...mine, the Pebble Limited Partnership.The partnership sued earlier this year over an EPA study that concluded large-scale mining posed significant risk to salmon in Alaska's Bristol Bay region. The study provided the basis for the agency...
EPA to issue Pebble report this year

...this year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region...possible of what the impacts of large scale mining could be on the salmon...survey the risks and impacts of large-scale mining on the world-class natural...
Voters give Legislature additional responsibility

...Kasilof, approved of the measure.And on Ballot Measure 4, which would require the Legislature to sign off on large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve, nearly 64 percent of Kenai Peninsula voters said yes.While the ballot measure...
Voters approve ballot initiatives on marijuana, minimum wage, Bristol Bay mining

...permits and other authorizations required by law, a final authorization would be needed from the Legislature for any large-scale mining operation within the watershed of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve.That authorization would come in the form...
State AG pushes back on EPA process

...region's world-premiere sockeye salmon fishery from large-scale mining.In a letter to agency officials that day,, in a report released in January, found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk...
Tribes seek to intervene in Pebble lawsuit

...the potential impacts the project could have on the Bristol Bay watershed. EPA earlier this year concluded that large-scale mining in the region posed significant risk to salmon. And the agency initiated a rarely used process through which it...
Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision

...ballot initiatives that would have moved the state capital, Boucher v. Engstrom, and one that would have regulated large-scale mining, Pebble Partnership v. Parnell. In both cases the court found that both "initiatives were generally applicable...
Rio Tinto to give away Pebble Mine project shares a workforce development initiative.The announcement followed release of an EPA report in January that found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk to salmon and could adversely affect Alaska Natives in the region...


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