Posts Tagged "salmon"

Interns on the issues: Digging deep into the Pebble mine

Our summer interns, Kat, Catherine and Hannah, have already jumped into legal research and writing—and into Alaska’s wilderness. This summer, they will…

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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…

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Chuitna Water Reservation Challenged

Chuitna Citizens Coalition’s water reservation is being challenged. PacRim continues its permit applications to build a mine for coal nobody wants.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Mixed Victory for Salmon on the Chuitna River

Chuitna Citizens Coalition was granted one of its three requested water rights on Middle Creek, an important tributary, and salmon spawning and rearing habitat, of the Chuitna River, where PacRim wants to strip mine for coal.

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Final Hearing on Water for Salmon

Final hearing set for precedent setting water reservation applications to preserve water for salmon in the Chuitna River watershed in an area where PacRim wants to destroy 14 miles of a salmon stream to mine for coal.

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Bristol Bay Case Won by Trustees for Alaska

Alaska’s Supreme Court rules that Pebble’s mining exploration requires public notice and analysis in the Constitutional challenge by Trustees for Alaska.

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