Posts Tagged "Clean Air & Water"

Pebble’s Subpoenas To Mine Opponents Get Tossed Out

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.

Exxon Valdez Case Closed Despite Lingering Oil

The 1991 Exxon Valdez settlement case ended in October when the State and US Governments dropped their reopener claim filed in 2006.

Pebble Subpoenas Mine Opponents

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.

Bombing at Eagle River Flats

Fifty years of unrestricted, year-round Army training bombing extensively contaminated Eagle River Flats and resulted in large-scale bird mortality. Public outcry and a lawsuit filed by Trustees for Alaska resulted in bombing restrictions that have been incredibly successful in protecting birds. Now, the Army seeks to resume bombing already proven to wreak ecological havoc.

Pebble’s Case Challenging EPA Authority Dismissed

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.

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