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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 Bristol...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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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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Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision

...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 although...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-09/alaska-supreme-court-reverses-food-t
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EPA to issue Pebble report this year

...year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region, regional...possible of what the impacts of large scale mining could be on the salmon."McLerran...the risks and impacts of large-scale mining on the world-class natural resources...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-05/epa-to-issue-pebble-report-this-year
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Tribes seek to intervene in Pebble lawsuit

...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 could...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-05
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State AG pushes back on EPA process

...world-premiere sockeye salmon fishery from large-scale mining.In a letter to agency officials that day, Geraghty...agency, in a report released in January, found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-05/state-ag-pushes-back-on-epa-process
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EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

...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: Mining poses risks to Bristol Bay salmon

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

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

...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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Senator speaks out against Pebble Mine

...Environmental Protection Agency initiated a review of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region in response to concerns about...its final report last week, concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-20/senator-speaks-out-against-pebble-mi
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