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Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

JUNEAU - Alaska's highest court ruled Friday that an initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes a regulatory process set out in state law and is unenforceable.The Alaska Supreme...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-18/alaska-high-court-local-mining-initi
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-12/lawmakers-large-scale-mining-can-be-
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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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Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...EPA, petitioned by Alaska Native tribes and others to protect Bristol Bay, initiated a review that found that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risks to salmon and Alaska Native cultures that rely on the fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-28/judge-hears-motion-to-dismiss-suit-o
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Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...subject of a long-running public relations and legal battleThe EPA released a report last year concluding that 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/2015-05-27/judge-to-hear-arguments-in-pebble-ca
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Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

...involved in providing input as EPA developed its Bristol Bay watershed assessment.The assessment concluded that large-scale mining in the watershed posed significant risk to salmon. The agency later initiated a rarely used process through which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-04/judge-parts-of-lawsuit-vs-epa-over-p
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-05/epa-to-issue-pebble-report-this-year
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Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

...Pebble is suing EPA, alleging that Pebble opponents were involved in developing an EPA report that concluded large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region would pose significant risk to salmon.EPA says it provided Pebble and the public opportunities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-31/judge-allows-for-subpoena-in-pebble-
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/judge-clarifies-order-in-pebble-mine
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-08/voters-give-legislature-additiona
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