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USACE upholds denial of permit critical for development of Pebble Mine 

A decision to deny a key permit needed to develop a major copper, gold and molybdenum mine abutting the Bristol Bay watershed in Southwest...

Federal courts face another Groundhog Day in the Pebble mine saga 

It’s Groundhog Day all over again in the federal court system over the fate of a proposed copper, gold and molybdenum mine in an...

Commentary: The myth of ‘robust environmental protection’ in Alaska 

By Pam Miller In a recent story about the Pebble Mine, Alaskan officials called attention to “Alaska’s robust environmental laws.” In November, former state Senator...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Alaska’s appeal on EPA Pebble decision

Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court last week rejected, without comment, a state of Alaska challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Water...

Commentary: Pebble – what we stand to lose

Pebble mine threatens to damage Alaska's natural environment in radical and unpredictable ways, writes Dave Atcheson.

Murkowski wants Pebble comment period extension

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend the public comment period on the draft environmental impact...

Final public hearing on Pebble DEIS held by USACE

Several hundred people turned out on April 16 for the final public hearing on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s draft environmental impact statement...

House Fisheries Committee takes testimony on BOF nominees

In advance of scheduled confirmation hearings on nominees to the Board of Fisheries April 17 by the Alaska Legislature, the House Fisheries Committee on...

Sinnott: Dunleavy should practice what he preaches, ditch Rydell

Gov. Mike Dunleavy promised to reduce state spending. He vowed to deliver only core functions, which meant “eliminating the non-essential.” During the campaign, he...

BSAI shellfish season opens Oct. 15

Crab catches dominate Alaska’s fish news in early October as boats gear up for mid-month openers in the Bering Sea.As expected, crabbers will see...
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