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DeFazio Exposes Proposed Alaska Pebble Mine Project as a

Washington, D.C. —Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), today in an oversight hearing examining the impacts of the Pebble Mine Project, criticized the project as a sham and a shell game, pointing to inflated job-creation numbers, wishful claims of environmental protection on a project unprecedented in scale, and the

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EPA breathes new life into controversial Alaska mining project

The Pebble Mine would, if brought online, produce 70 million tons of gold, molybdenum and copper ore a year and create a pit 1,970 feet (600 meters) deep. A new road, pipeline and power plant

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The World Needs Copper. Does It Need the Pebble Mine?

Nov 15, 2017 · Alaska voters are pushing a ballot initiative that would require the state department of fish and game to grant permits for any project that could affect salmon habitat. And the mine has amassed

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Northern Dynasty's Pebble Project Advances to Final Record

As proposed, the Pebble Project is expected to generate tens of millions of dollars in State government revenues each year at a time when the State of Alaska is facing a fiscal crisis. It is also expected to support some 2,000 Alaska jobs, with average compensation for mine

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Oppose Huffman Amendment #90, the Anti-Pebble Mine

Jun 18, 2019 · The Pebble Mine The Pebble Mine is a proposed copper, gold and molybdenum mine in southwestern Alaska, located on State-owned lands dedicated to resource development.

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What is the Pebble Mine? YouTube

May 29, 2019 · The mine would be the largest gold mine in the world and the largest open-pit mine in North America, built amidst the headwaters of the world's biggest remaining wild salmon runs, in

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Critics of Alaska Pebble Mine project sue EPA Modesto Bee

Critics of a mine planned near headwaters of a major Alaska salmon fishery are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying EPA improperly withdrew proposed restrictions on development

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Northern Dynasty raises $10 million to develop Alaska

Mar 13, 2019 · Northern Dynasty Minerals (TSXNDM) has entered into a bought deal financing with Cantor Fitzgerald Canada to raise $10 million that will allow

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Pebble Mine Pros and Cons List NYLN

Pebble mining may open plenty of job opportunities, but it can also affect the other side of livelihood. A huge population of Alaska is heavily dependent on fishing, and the damage that pebble mining can cause to the fishing industry is likely to cripple a lot of people and communities.

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Big win for Pebble after EPA lifts Bristol Bay mining ban

Jul 30, 2019 · The Environmental Protection Agency is scrapping proposed restrictions on mining operations in Alaska's Bristol Bay, dealing a victory to Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., which is

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Pebble Mine American Fisheries Society

Jun 14, 2019 · The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to withdraw a July 2014 Clean Water Act 404(c) Proposed Determination that would have, if finalized, imposed restrictions on the discharge of dredged or fill material associated with mining the

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Pebble Mine Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Pebble Mine. Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) holds hundreds of mining claims covering thousands of acres of State of Alaska owned lands. The claims include the Pebble deposit which includes large but low concentrations of gold, copper, and molybdenum (an element used to strengthen steel).

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As Trump administration removes federal roadblocks, Pebble

Oct 11, 2017 · The proposed Pebble Mine is gaining momentum again, based on a settlement with the Trump Administration. Listen now Last week, developers released a new vision for the project in southwest Alaska.

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U.S. gov reconsiders restrictions on controversial Alaska

The Environmental Protection Agency announced good news Wednesday for the company backing the proposed Pebble Mine The EPA is officially reconsidering the proposal it made during the Obama

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EPA Allows Environmental Review of Alaska Pebble Mine

Oct 11, 2019 · The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rescinded its Obama-era 2014 decision preventing consideration of the Pebble Mine project near Bristol Bay, Alaska. The ruling does not permit the mine to be built but allows the environmental review process to begin.

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Canadian Mining Company Exits Pebble Mine Deal In Alaska

US & World Canadian Mining Company Exits Pebble Mine Deal In Alaska, Leaving Project In Question In this file photo, a worker with the Pebble Mine project test drills in the Bristol Bay region of

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'Dark money' special interests wage war on Pebble Mine

The Alaska Center used its "dark money" to pay for a whopping 158 Facebook ads between July 2018 and March 2019. Many of those ads urged users to oppose the Pebble project and vote for left-wing candidates in the state legislature and in municipal districts.

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COMPARISON of the PEBBLE MINE with OTHER

If permitted, the Pebble mine will be North America's, and one of the world's largest mines. It has been suggested that in spite of its size the Pebble mine is comparable to other Alaska mining projects. The amount of ore mined and the area that would be disturbed by development at the Pebble mine is on a

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Stop Pebble Mine Protect the eco-system of Bristol Bay

Alaska's Bristol Bay world-famous salmon rivers threatened by Pebble Mine. Help Save Them! By Eric Rickstad, editor of The Orvis News . Let's take a look the proposed Pebble Mine and its possible impact on the region's fish and wildlife, culture, and economy.

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EPA Sued After It Withdraws Proposed Restrictions on Mine

Oct 08, 2019 · Critics of the Pebble Mine planned near headwaters of a major Alaska salmon fishery are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying EPA

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Canadian Mining Company Exits Pebble Mine Deal In Alaska

An investor, First Quantum Minerals, has pulled out of a partnership to build the proposed Pebble Mine near Bristol Bay, Alaska while the project is in the middle of a permitting process with the

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CEI Challenges Federal Rejection of Alaska's Pebble Mine

Nov 15, 2018 · Most job-creating projects don't require government subsidies―the only thing private sector builders need is less federal red tape getting in their way. A good case in point is the Pebble Mine in Alaska, currently being held up by the Environmental Protection Agency. That is why the Competitive Enterprise Institute is filing a Petition for Correction under the Information

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Alaska Mining Project Threatens Salmon, Water, and Native

May 10, 2019 · Permits from the State of Alaska would also be required for the Pebble Mine. In November 2018, Mike Dunleavy (R) was elected Alaska's governor. All three of his daughters work at Alaska's Red Dog Mine. In his first public appearance after taking office, Dunleavy spoke at a mining conference. He praised former Pebble Partnership CEO, John Shively.

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EPA backtracks on Alaska's Pebble Mine, says project could

Jan 27, 2018 · EPA backtracks on Alaska's Pebble Mine, says project could pose major risk to fisheries. The case stretches back to 2014, when the Obama administration issued an opinion that the Pebble mine could do serious damage to Bristol Bay. That determination came even before Pebble Limited Partnership had submitted all of its federal applications, leading the company to sue the federal

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Alaska's Pebble Mine project kicks off permitting process

Dec 22, 2017 · Pebble Mine, proposed for more than a decade, is the world's biggest undeveloped gold and copper project. Located in Alaska's Bristol Bay region, the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery, it has drawn opposition from environmentalists, some native groups and sport fishermen. The Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency had blocked the project in 2014 even before a permit application

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EPA Sued For Lifting Restrictions On Pebble Mine Project

Opponents of a massive gold and copper mining project in Alaska have filed three separate lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, arguing that it arbitrarily withdrew proposed

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Pebble Pipeline DOG oil.alaska.gov

Pebble Pipeline As part of their mine project, Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) is proposing a natural gas pipeline from the Kenai Peninsula across Cook Inlet to the mine site north of Iliamna Lake. PLP is currently involved in a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of their overall project coordinated by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

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Pebble Mine opponents bash EPA reversal of Bristol Bay

Jul 31, 2019 · Opponents to the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska spoke out Wednesday, 31 July, a day after the EPA decided to reverse Obama-era protections in the region, opening the door for a gold and copper mine slated for development at the headwaters of the

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Major Mines & Projects Pebble Project

The proposed Pebble Mine will be a conventional drill, blast, truck, and shovel operation with a mining rate peaking at 90 million tons per year and an overall stripping ratio of 0.1 ton of waste per ton of mineralized material. The open pit will be developed in stages, with each stage expanding the area and deepening the previous stage.

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Protect Alaska's Bristol Bay from the polluting Pebble Mine

The proposed Pebble Mine would exceed the EPA's recommended safety limits on mine waste disposal in Bristol Bay waters. 4. The communities around Bristol Bay have fought the Pebble Mine project for years, but under the Trump administration, the plan is closer than ever to becoming reality.

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