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Latest potential investor pulls out of Pebble

Yet another potential major investor in a large mineral mine in the Bristol Bay watershed is now out of the picture, just as backers...

Latest potential investor pulls out of Pebble

Yet another potential major investor in a large mineral mine in the Bristol Bay watershed is now out of the picture, just as backers...

Official: EPA to seek protections in Alaska mine permit

By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press JUNEAU — The company that wants to build a copper and gold mine near a major Alaska salmon fishery should receive...

Surprise move by EPA puts Pebble issue back on the table

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has reversed a decision that suspended Clean Water Act protections, to allow for permitting for a massive copper,...

Southwest Alaska mine promoters begin lengthy permitting process

Advocates of a copper, gold and molybdenum mine in southwest Alaska, an area best known for its world class Bristol Bay sockeye salmon runs,...

New partner spurs Pebble to file

Promoters of a copper, gold and molybdenum mine in Southwest Alaska say they plan to begin filing for permits by year’s end, now that...

Members of Congress urge protections for Alaska fishery

JUNEAU — More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which...

Pebble opponents rally while mine backers meet

Some 200 commercial fish harvesters, environmentalists and others listened in the pouring rain in downtown Anchorage on Aug. 21 as former state Senate Majority...

Feds propose withdrawing restrictions for Pebble

In the midst of what’s been described as a phenomenal year for the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery, the federal government is proposing to withdraw Clean Water...

Speaking out for Bristol Bay

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the proposed Pebble Mine. It couldn’t have been scheduled at a worse time....