Clean Air and Water

Pebble called “worthless”

A New York based investment firm gave Bristol Bay a Valentine this week. Kerrisdale Capital, a research-oriented firm, described the Pebble project…

What’s at stake in new political climate

A political tsunami will wash over the country on inauguration day. We don’t yet know what the damage will be, but we…

The Pebble Mine is not dead

  Pebble is not dead. The Canadian conglomerate that wants to mine in Bristol Bay continues to pay lobbyists. It continues to tout the…

2016 Triumphs, Challenges: The Year in Review

Celebrating the successes of 2016: Pebble subpoenas tossed out; Trustees argue for National Park Service regulatory authority over navigable waters; court decision stops Mat-Su coal mining; and more.

Court Rejects Pebble’s Second Attempt to Subpoena Mine Opponents

A Federal judge has tossed out Pebble Limited Partnership’s (Pebble) subpoena issued to Dr. Carol Ann Woody. The subpoena is part of…

Pebble is Leaving a Mess for Alaskans to Cleanup

Earlier this month, Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) asked the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for a new two-year permit. This new permit,…

Kim Williams Guest Blog: Pebble Is Not a Victim

Guest Blog: Kim Williams is the Executive Director of Nunamta Aulukestai, a coalition of ten Alaska Native Village Corporations and Alaska Native Tribes. Nunamta…

Pebble Attacks Continue on Those Opposed to The Mine

Pebble continues its desperate attempts to intimidate its opposition by issuing more non-party subpoenas. Trustees for Alaska filed a motion to quash the subpoena of our client fisheries and aquatic scientist Carol Ann Woody’s.

EPA Cleared of any Wrongdoing for Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment

The Office of Inspector General Report clears EPA of any wrongdoing in the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment and dispels Pebble’s complaints that it was treated unfairly by the Federal Agency tasked with protecting the environment.

Wishbone Hill Expired Mining Permit Challenged

Trustees for Alaska gave oral argument in a case challenging Usibelli Coal Mine’s expired permit at the proposed Wishbone Hill strip mine in the Matanuska Valley.