Victory at Last in the Fight Against Pebble Mine!

Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its decision to deny a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, ending a years-long battle to protect a pristine wilderness and ecosystem—as well as 14,000 American jobs and fishing industries worth $1.5 billion annually. The decision effectively stops the project … Continue reading “Victory at Last in the Fight Against Pebble Mine!”

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UPDATE: Pebble Mine Rears Its Ugly Head Again

The past couple weeks have been full of important developments in the fight to stop the proposed Pebble Mine, which would endanger important, pristine wildlife habitat in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Especially threatened would be the world largest wild-sockeye-salmon run, which depends on clean water and undisturbed streams in the region. Here’s a rundown of recent … Continue reading “UPDATE: Pebble Mine Rears Its Ugly Head Again”

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.07.19: Pebble Mine Edition

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it was withdrawing the 2014 Proposed Determination, which ” would have safeguarded Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble mine and other large-scale industrial development by . . .

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What’s in the Pebble Mine Plan That’s So Troubling?

Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana. This is significantly smaller than the tailings pond proposed at Pebble, which would sit at the headwaters of Bristol Bay.

News that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement relating to the proposed Pebble Mine raises the important question “Why are we so opposed to the plan?” In a great article from Save Bristol Bay . . .

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