Tag Archives: alaska

EPA Considers Using Clean Water Act to Block Pebble Mine

On Friday the Environmental Protection Agency took a “step forward” in potentially forbidding the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska to go forward.  The Washington Post has more: The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday t... Read more

EPA Acting Crazy in Alaska

Fresh off of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy’s trip to Alaska to take a look at the proposed Pebble Mine site and hold conversations with interested parties, the EPA and Alaska are again in the news together, but not for reasons you may... Read more

Gina McCarthy Heads to Bristol Bay

Gina McCarthy, the new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is taking a trip out to Alaska in order to scope out the proposed Pebble Mine site: WASHINGTON — New Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy plans to... Read more

Pebble Fight Rages On

On Friday, Greenwire ($ub required) published an article about the ongoing fight over the proposed Pebble Mine: Both sides in the debate surrounding Pebble LP’s proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska have long been skirmishing over U... Read more

Washington Post Supportive of Pebble Mine Process

Via fishalaskamagazine.com Today The Washington Post has a surprising editorial endorsing the idea that the proposed Pebble Mine ought to be given a fare shake, rather than being outright rejected due to radical environmental pressure groups... Read more