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Pebble stakeholders speak out

...this is a reason stakeholders don't trust information from Pebble that dismisses any claims of affecting the fish. Tom Crafford, director of the Department of Natural Resource's Office of Project Management and Permitting, said there have been...
Borough ordinance could affect Chuitna mine

...governor has until the end of October to respond, at which time the nonprofit is likely to sue, Shavelson said Thursday. Tom Crafford, director of the DNR's Office of Project Management and Permitting and the Chuitna Coal Project coordinator, said...
Americans prefer Alaska brand; state's seafood a niche market

...feel are inadequate to protect the Bristol Bay fishery. Alaska Department of Natural Resources permitting coordinator Tom Crafford addressed the Pebble Partnership's recent $45,000 fine for drawing water from unpermitted sources from 2007 to...
Pebble mine promoters have difficult task ahead

...DNR's position that the multi-agency permitting process it will coordinate is sufficient. DNR mining coordinator Tom Crafford said inspectors were not auditing water sourcing on site, only the reclamation and preservation of the drill areas...
Anti-Pebble mine lawsuit headed to trial

...London-based conglomerate Anglo American to develop what will be one of the world's largest copper and gold mines. Tom Crafford, DNR's large mine permitting coordinator, said the state has been expecting the case to move to trial. The case...
State offers 'Mining 101'

...proceed. "We are holding these workshops due to the heightened interest in large mining activity in Alaska," said Tom Crafford, large mine project manager for the state Department of Natural Resources. "OK, let's not beat around the bush...
Pebble awaiting OK of $100M budget chain. Other concerns include leaching and leaking ponds, with pumps that must be run and maintained forever. Tom Crafford, large mine permitting manager for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, said the baseline studies being developed...
Pebble, state officials: Mine isn't a done deal: If impact to environment, fisheries can't be minimized, project won't go forward

...we won't go through with it," said Charlotte MacCay, The Pebble Partnership's manager of permitting affairs. Tom Crafford, who is managing the permitting of the Pebble Mine for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, also said all standards...
Concerns raised about Pebble mine study process

...permits. "With Pebble, everybody can be confident there will be a pretty rigorous review of that information," said Tom Crafford, the director of project management and permitting for the state Department of Natural Resources. Lindsey Bloom...
Pebble study stalls: Lawmakers struggle with parameters

...timing of it, I can't say with a lot of certainty how we'd be able to employ that in the permitting process," Tom Crafford, Department of Natural Resources large-mine coordinator, said in testimony to the subcommittee. "It's unclear...


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