Pebble Mine

The Pebble Limited Partnership has released a new study that seeks to define the potential economic and employment contributions of the proposed Pebble Mine. KDLG’s Mike Mason took a look at the new study and filed this report.

For years the proposed Pebble Mine has sparked media campaigns, both pro and con, in Alaska. Recently the mine has sparked campaigns focused on people in the lower 48 states. One such campaign got started earlier this week. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The work done to identify and quantify the wetlands in and around the area for the proposed Pebble Mine was discussed at length Monday in Anchorage. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.

A panel of scientists will meet next week in Anchorage to further review the Pebble Limited Partnership's "Environmental Baseline Document". This comes as the Partnership is preparing to enter the permitting phase later this year for development of the controversial Pebble Mine. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

The new version of "Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment" shows that large scale mining could have a negative impact on the environment of the Bristol Bay region. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.

epa.gov

Entities on all sides of the fight over the proposed Pebble Mine are commenting about the new version of the "Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment" that was released Friday by the EPA. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.

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EPA

Many stakeholders in the Pebble Mine fight anticipated getting a look this week at the latest version of the EPA's "Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment". They will have to wait a little while longer. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.

Pebble Limited Partnership

The companies spearheading development of the proposed Pebble Mine anticipate going into permitting before the end this year. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.

Ravell Call, Desert News

A massive landslide at a copper mine in Utah is raising additional questions about the safety of a similar mine proposed for the Bristol Bay region. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.

"It's pretty great to have them come onboard with us," said Renewable Resources Coalition Executive Director Anders Gustafson.

The EPA is scheduled to release its revised watershed assessment for the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay sometime this spring. APRN's Peter Granitz has more information...

Northern Dynasty Minerals has responded to the allegations made earlier this week by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell that the company was misleading federal officials. In a written statement issued Tuesday Northern Dynasty Minerals President and CEO claimed that Senator Cantwell's concerns have no basis in fact.

A member of the U.S. Senate is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate one of the companies looking at developing a massive gold and copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.

Pebble CEO to Address Fishermen and Processors

Mar 14, 2013
Northwest Fisheries Association

The CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership will be speaking to the members of an influential commercial fishing organization later this month.

Jason Sear

The effort by the EPA to finalize their "Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment" has been delayed as the agency intends to add to the document and undertake another peer review.  That has prompted additional questions from members of Congress.  

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