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Pebble mine battle moves to Capitol Hill

The fight over the proposed Pebble mine at times makes politics look tame...Predetermined Efforts to Block the Pebble Mine, leaves little wonder about the...groups actively opposed to the Pebble mine," Smith said in a statement to...
Fairbanks search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...of environmental issues. In 2013, Emmett won an essay contest with Trout Unlimited for writing an essay against the Pebble Mine.A handful of friends from Oregon moved to Alaska at Emmett's suggestion. One of those friends is Frank Berardi...
Kenai fisher poets host gathering

...the event said it's not uncommon to find fishermen who will weigh in on fights like those brewing over the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay or the Chuitna coal mine in Cook Inlet. "The commercial fishermen that I know, even though they make...

...EPA's denial of a permit for the Pebble Mine in Southwest.In a letter sent...permit."A preemptive veto of the Pebble Mine before the EPA has all the facts...share widespread distaste for the Pebble Mine project because it would take place...
Salmonfest casts a wider net

...cast a little lighter net," this time around, Stearns said. Instead of halting development of the Bristol Bay Pebble Mine, the new target is preservation of salmon species statewide, he said.The festival's overarching focus on habitat...
Salmonfest vendors educate despite low Friday attendance

...people are generally receptive and willing to listen. The group seeks to inform people about a proposed mine through Pebble Mine Partnership that would be placed in Bristol Bay near the headwaters of some of Alaska's wild-salmon rivers. "Our...
Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

...litigation over the initiative passed by Lake and Peninsula Borough voters in 2011.The initiative was aimed at the Pebble mine project and the potential development of the massive gold and copper prospect near the headwaters of a world-class...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

...decided to allow portions of a lawsuit brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the group behind the Pebble Mine project to proceed.In its lawsuit, Pebble Limited Partnership alleged that the EPA violated federal law by establishing...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge was considering Thursday whether a lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed. U.S. District Judge H.
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble Mine with a predetermined goal to block the project.The lawsuit was...transparent and inclusive of all views, including for proponents of the Pebble Mine," the agency said.


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