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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-09/alaska-supreme-court-reverses-food-t
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-05
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-06/watchdog-reviews-epa-handling-of-ala
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EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

...the proposed Pebble Mine project.The announcement Friday follows 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-01/epa-starts-process-that-could-restri
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EPA begins process that could restrict Pebble development

...the proposed Pebble Mine project. The announcement Friday follows 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-28/epa-begins-process-that-could-restri
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EPA releases final report on Pebble Mine

...the mine footprint. "Our report concludes that large-scale mining poses risks to salmon and the tribal communities...as we consider how to address the challenges of large-scale mining and ecological protection in the Bristol Bay watershed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-15/epa-releases-final-report-on-pebble-
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EPA: Mining poses risks to Bristol Bay salmon

...the mine footprint.The report concludes that "large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed poses significant near...its sockeye salmon.He said the existence of a large-scale mining operation there would affect fish habitat and any...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-15/epa-mining-poses-risks-to-bristol-ba
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Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...considered. There is no opportunity to analyze a project as a whole. DNR coordinates large project reviews, such as large-scale mining, but this is done mostly as a service to applicants who pay for the privilege. Under the state coastal management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-07/voices-of-alaska-permitting-proce
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Rio Tinto to review Pebble Mine

...Tinto's announcement is the latest indication from the mining industry that the proposed project site is no place for large-scale-mining."The head of the watershed of the greatest salmon fishery on the planet is no place to gamble on one of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-23/rio-tinto-to-review-pebble-mine
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Rio Tinto to give away Pebble Mine project shares

...fund 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-07/rio-tinto-to-give-away-pebble-mine-p
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