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Rio Tinto to give away Pebble Mine project shares

JUNEAU - A major shareholder of a company behind a contentious Alaska mine project on Monday announced it was giving its shares away to two Alaska charitable organizations, at least one of which belongs to a larger group that has come out publicly against the project.London-based mining company Rio Tinto announced plans to give its $16 million worth of shares in Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. to the Alaska Community Foundation and the Bristol Bay Native Corp. Education Foundation.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-07/rio-tinto-to-give-away-pebble-mine-p
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What others say: EPA goes too far on Pebble Mine

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Friday did what supporters of the proposed Pebble mine feared she would do: initiate a review process...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-10/what-others-say-epa-goes-too-far-
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State AG pushes back on EPA process

JUNEAU - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty is pushing back against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after it took a step that could ultimately lead it to prohibit or restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect...

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

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is taking the first steps toward restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect...

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

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is taking the first steps toward restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-28/epa-begins-process-that-could-restri
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EPA: Mining poses risks to Bristol Bay salmon

...sockeye salmon fishery and adversely affect Alaska Natives, whose culture is built around salmon.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday released its final assessment of the impact of mining in the Bristol Bay region. Its findings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-15/epa-mining-poses-risks-to-bristol-ba
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Lawmakers: Large-scale mining can be done right

...world-premier salmon fishery in southwest Alaska. The letter comes as critics of the mine urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to act to protect the watershed. EPA, in a recent report, found large-scaling mining in the region...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-12/lawmakers-large-scale-mining-can-be-
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Senator speaks out against Pebble Mine

...and I have listened to their concerns," he said. "Pebble is not worth the risk."In 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiated a review of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region in response to concerns about the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-20/senator-speaks-out-against-pebble-mi
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EPA releases final report on Pebble Mine

...sockeye salmon fishery and adversely affect Alaska Natives, whose culture is built around salmon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday released its final assessment of the impact of mining in the Bristol Bay region. Its findings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-15/epa-releases-final-report-on-pebble-
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Northern Dynasty vows to press on at Pebble

...finding a partner could take six to 12 months and will start in earnest soon. He said if it appears the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is moving to take pre-emptive steps to restrict permitting for the project, the company will probably...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-27/northern-dynasty-vows-to-press-on-at
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