Posts Tagged "Clean Air & Water"

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…

Governor Says No to Knik Arm Bridge

A decade of working to stop the proposed Knik Arm Bridge came to end this week when Governor Walker shut it down.

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.

IMPORTANT CASES IN 2016

Trustees for Alaska’s important cases for 2016 in five programmatic areas of climate change, America’s Arctic, clean air and water, marine ecosystems, and wild lands and wildlife.

2015 Conservation Victories: The Year in Review

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.

Mining News Update

Alaska Miners Association’s Bridge to Fishermen Falls Flat Early in November, the Alaska Miners Association (AMA) held their week-long annual convention. An…

Seward Coal Case Reaches Settlement

Settlement was reached in the Seward Coal Loading Facility’s violation of the Clean Water Act lawsuit brought by Trustees for Alaska for Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Alaska Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Bella Hammond Continues to Fight Pebble

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.

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