Posts Tagged "Pebble Mine"

Top Ten Reasons Trustees for Alaska Defends Bristol Bay from the Pebble Project

Bristol Bay is pristine and wild. Spanning an area almost as large as the nation’s 10 smallest states combined, the region provides…

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…

Rio Tinto Abandons Pebble Project

The last remaining major shareholder in the Pebble Project divested itself of its shares today. Rio Tinto, a global mining firm, owned…

EPA Moves to Protect Bristol Bay from the Proposed Pebble Mine, Initiates Section 404(c)

The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that they are initiating Section 404(c) under the Clean Water Act to ensure protection for the…

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…

Pebble Mine: Protecting the Public’s Right to Notice

Trustees for Alaska attorneys appeared before the Alaska Supreme Court on December 17, 2013, in a precedent-setting constitutional case about the Pebble…

Plaintiffs Disappointed in Pebble Mine Trial Decision

In a disappointing decision, Superior Court Judge Eric A. Aarseth ruled that the Alaska Constitution did not require the State to provide…

Landmark Constitutional Lawsuit Challenging Exploration and Water Use Permits for the Proposed Pebble Mine Ends

After two years of investigating and litigating the exploration and temporary water use permits for the Pebble Project, the two-week trial closed…

Judge Orders Trial in Lawsuit Challenging the Proposed Pebble Mine’s Exploration Permits

State, Pebble Developer Lose Bid to End Suit Without a Trial On Monday, the judge in a landmark constitutional lawsuit challenging exploration…

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