Posts Tagged "EPA"


The State of Alaska is moving forward with a rulemaking that will set out how it decides how to protect clean water and whether to allow pollution of Alaska’s exceptional


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.

Trustees Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee

Senior Staff Attorney Brian Litmans testified April 6th at a field hearing about the impacts of EPA’s proposed Waters of the United States rule held Monday by Senator Dan Sullivan in the Anchorage Assembly Chambers. Read his testimony here.

2014: The Year in Review

Looking back over the last twelve months, Trustees for Alaska and everyone who loves Alaska have a lot to celebrate. Trustees had…

Pebble Partnership Delayed Public Process on Bristol Bay

Over the last year, Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble), the corporation behind the proposed Pebble Mine has filed three lawsuits against EPA, challenging…

Judge Dismisses Pebble Partnership’s Lawsuit

Anchorage, AK:  Ruling from the bench, Alaska U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland dismissed Pebble Limited Partnership’s (Pebble) and Alaska Peninsula…

Pebble Lawsuits Begin to Pile Up

Trustees for Alaska’s attorneys continue to defend Bristol Bay from the threats of a large-scale mine with the potential to destroy the…

EPA Proposes Restrictions on the Pebble Project

Today, four years after Bristol Bay area Tribes petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exercise its authority under section 404(c) of…

EPA Science: Mining may destroy Waters and Subsistence Areas in Bristol Bay Watershed

Today, the EPA Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment was released, after one of the most extensive scientific examinations ever undertaken by EPA.   The…