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Commercial Fishermen Applaud EPA for Beginning Process to Protect Bristol Bay

webmaster  -  Feb 28, 2014  -  No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2014 CONTACT: Katherine Carscallen, 907-843-2006 kat@fishermenforbrisolbay.org ANCHORAGE, AK -Today, the EPA announced it has decided to proceed under its Clean Water Act section 404(c) regulations to review the potential adverse impacts of mining the Pebble desposit in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Katherine Carscallen, Sustainability Director for

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BBRSDA Airs New Ad Thanking Senator Begich on Pebble Position

webmaster  -  Jan 22, 2014  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: KTUU PUBLISHED: KTUU DATE: January 22, 2014 JUNEAU, Alaska – A commercial fishermen’s group is running TV ads thanking Sen. Mark Begich for his opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine. Bob Waldrop is executive director of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association. He says ads will begin

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Begich on Pebble: “Wrong mine, wrong place, too big”

webmaster  -  Jan 22, 2014  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Lisa Demer PUBLISHED: Anchorage Daily News DATE: January 19, 2014 U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says he’s concluded the proposed Pebble mine cannot be developed without harming the Bristol Bay region’s world-famous red salmon runs. “Wrong mine, wrong place, too big,” Begich said in an interview. “Too many potential

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Senator Cantwell Leads Rally for Bristol Bay: 12:30pm Thursday, January 23rd

webmaster  -  Jan 18, 2014  -  No Comments
The time to act is now. Let your voices be heard this Thursday at 12:30pm at Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle. Washington U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and celebrity chef Tom Douglas are leading a rally for Bristol Bay to send a message to President Obama that the EPA’s science is clear: Large-scale

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Final EPA Bristol Bay Assessment Concludes Pebble Mine Will Impact Fishery

webmaster  -  Jan 15, 2014  -  No Comments
Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay urge Obama Administration to protect jobs and world’s largest salmon fishery Final EPA Assessment concludes $1.5 billion Bristol Bay fishery threatened by the Pebble Mine ANCHORAGE, AK – After two rounds of scientific peer reviews and public comments that generated over one million comments, the

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Northern Dynasty Has One Foot in the Grave

webmaster  -  Jan 01, 2014  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Rich Duprey PUBLISHED: December 24, 2013 To read the story, visit The Motley Fool Just over a week after Northern Dynasty Minerals (NYSEMKT: NAK  ) announced it had regained full control over its controversial copper and gold Pebble mine in Alaska following its partner’s decision to back out of

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Bristol Bay Driftnet Permits Increase in Value

webmaster  -  Dec 05, 2013  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Mike Mason PUBLISHED: December 5, 2013 To listen the segment, visit KDLG The value of Bristol Bay driftnet permits continues to increase. The value placed on those permits by the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission jumped up over $14,000 to about $117,000. That’s compared to the more than $102,000 dollars

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Pebble’s Lone Investor Remains Optimistic Despite Challenges

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WRITTEN BY: Mallory Peebles PUBLISHED: November 18, 2013 To watch the segment, visit KTUU ANCHORAGE – For more than 2 months The Pebble Partnership has been operating with only one investor following Anglo American’s Sept. 16 withdrawal. “Since that time we’ve really been evaluating how we’ll move the Pebble project

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New group targets Pebble in ads, and EPA in its quest to restrict mining

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WRITTEN BY: Lisa Demer PUBLISHED: October 23, 2013 To read full article, visit Anchorage Daily News Its biggest investor is gone and its staff and contractors have been cut to the bone, but the Pebble copper and gold prospect is drawing fresh heat from a newly formed organization made up of

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Anglo American pulls out of proposed Pebble mine

webmaster  -  Oct 01, 2013  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Sean Cockerham PUBLISHED: September 16, 2013 To read full article, visit Anchorage Daily News WASHINGTON — British mining giant Anglo American is abandoning its effort to develop Alaska’s Pebble Mine, leaving Canadian explorer Northern Dynasty Minerals alone in its attempt to push through the massive and controversial project. Anglo

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