Earlier this month, Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) asked the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for a new two-year permit. This new permit,…
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 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.
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.
Trustees for Alaska achieved many victories for conservation during 2015 including protection of the Arctic Refuge, Pebble permits ruled unconstitutional, predators protected, and many more.
Client Perspective: Bella Hammond took on the Pebble Mine as one of the plaintiffs in the constitutional challenge against the State issuing exploration permits for decades without public input. Trustees for Alaska won that case for the plaintiffs before the Alaska Supreme Court. This is Bella’s story about why she got involved and stays involved in the fight against Pebble.
A Federal judge quashed several subpoenas issued by Pebble Limited Partnership in their attempt to access private communications from several Pebble Mine opponents. The judge ruled them “unreasonable,” irrelevant,” and a violation of the First Amendment.
Pebble subpoenas are being sent to over 60 individuals, tribes, Native Corporations, Universities, retail companies and conservation groups in its attempt to stop EPA from shutting down the proposed mine.
Bobby Andrew was a compelling leader fighting for the protection of Bristol Bay from the threats of developing the Pebble Mine.
Update on two different Pebble Mine legal cases involving EPA. Pebble’s challenge to EPA’s authority is dismissed, but a FACA case is allowed to go forward.