Clean Air and Water

Pebble is an unwelcome guest

The science used to justify the proposed Pebble mine lacks credibility. The financing behind the project looks sketchy. The processes for pushing the project lack internal accountability.

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Last chance to say No Pebble mine!

The last public hearing on the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble mine takes place today, April 16, in Anchorage,…

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30 years ago, a killing oil

Thirty years ago, the “highly unlikely” happened in Prince William Sound. A giant oil spill altered Alaska forever. Here, Trustees for Alaska…

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Pebble’s big fish story

Pebble says it can operate a massive mine to coexist with the biggest sockeye fishery in the world. They’ve been telling that…

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Science debunks Army Corps’ Pebble conclusions

This is the first of a series of stories Trustees will post on the scientific flaws and omission in the Army Corps…

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Say it one more time: No Pebble mine

Once a place gets officially designated as “the Pebble deposit” or “the Ambler mining district” or “the National Petroleum Reserve” or “the…

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Still standing for salmon

If there’s one thing we learned from the last election cycle, it’s that Alaskans care about salmon. No, Alaska voters did not…

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Court ruling puts fish habitat measure on statewide ballot

An Alaska Supreme Court decision this month will allow Alaskans to vote on how they want salmon habitat protected during development projects.…

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Court says, “Fish on!”

Court ruling keeps fish habitat initiative on ballot Today the Alaska Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right of Alaska citizens to raise…

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Interns on the issues: Should salmon have water rights?

In May, our summer interns, Maggie and Jenna, jumped into legal research and writing. Summers do fly. Next week Maggie Massey will finish…

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