Posts Tagged "mining"

Sharing the wild with bears

Our legal director Valerie Brown just spent some time sharing the wild with bears. Here she talks about how the proposed Pebble…

Feds rush Pebble review

Why did Nunamta Aulukestai, a coalition of Alaska Native Village Corporations and tribes, condemn the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its…

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Pebble mine PR prompts Bristol Bay eye roll

  The people of Bristol Bay spend a lot of time outside—on the river fishing for white fish and salmon, and in…

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Pebble, EPA cut backroom deal

Last week, the Canadian conglomerate behind the Pebble mine—Northern Dynasty—cut a backroom deal with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to roll back…

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Court Rules that Coal Mine Permits Expire Automatically

In a decision that protects the Matanuska Valley and its residents, the Court ruled that permits for the Wishbone Hill Coal mine expired and that an agency decision finding that they were valid was incorrect.

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Press Release: Wishbone Hill Permit Invalid

The US District Court ruled that the Wishbone Hill 25-year permit for Wishbone Hill is invalid.

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Alaska Brief Newsletter: December 2015

The December 2015 issue of Trustees for Alaska’s electronic newsletter, the Alaska Brief. This issue includes stories on the Seward Coal Case, ANILCA, Alaska mining issues, and Bella Hammond gives a client perspective.

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…

Bristol Bay Residents Ask Supreme Court To Uphold Ban on Dumping Toxic Mine Wastes into U.S. Waters

The Kensington Mine Decision Will Determine Whether Pebble Mine’s Wastes Can Legally Be Dumped into the Headwaters of the World’s Largest Sockeye…