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Foundation sells off shares in mining company

...didn't fit with its strategy.In January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a report that found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk to salmon and could adversely affect Alaska Natives in the region...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-18/foundation-sells-shares-mining-company
State
National Geographic Explorer to speak at JACC

...lessons learned from the Sacred Headwaters campaign might be applied to threats facing Southeast Alaska salmon from large-scale mining activity proposed for northern British Columbia. Light Taku River salmon appetizers will be served. This event...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-09/national-geographic-explorer-speak-j
Outdoors
EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

...the proposed Pebble Mine project.The announcement Friday follows release of an EPA report in January that found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk to salmon and could adversely affect Alaska Natives in the region...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/epa-starts-process-could-restrict-pebbl
State | AK legislature
National Geographic explorer Davis to speak in Juneau May 14

...lessons learned from the Sacred Headwaters campaign might be applied to threats facing Southeast Alaska salmon from large-scale mining activity proposed for northern British Columbia.The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-08
Art
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...handling of a report on the potential effects of large-scale mining on a world-premier salmon fishery in Alaska's...prohibit development of the mine after concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/watchdog-reviews-epa-handling-alaska-mi
State
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...economic stimulus to a depressed region. In reality, it is a massive subsidy to industry, opening the region to large-scale mining and hydro development and providing power for new proposed mines," the organization wrote in a statement...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Geraghty pushes back on EPA process over Pebble

...region's world-premiere sockeye salmon fishery from large-scale mining.In a letter to agency officials that day, Geraghty...agency, in a report released in January, found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-06/geraghty-pushes-back-epa-process-over-p
State | AK legislature
Legislators: Large-scale mining can be done right

...including the Senate president and House speaker - have told the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine that they believe large-scale mining "can be done right" in Alaska.In a letter to Ron Thiessen, president and CEO of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-14/legislators-large-scale-mining-can-be-d
State
Beyond Pebble: Protect the entire watershed

...assessment of impacts of potential large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay drainages...certain or likely to occur if large-scale mining, including at metallic sulfide...assessment addresses all potential large-scale mining in the Kvichak and Nushagak...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-09/beyond-pebble-protect-entire-watershe
Opinion
The overreach of executive power

...considered. There is no opportunity to analyze a project as a whole. DNR coordinates large project reviews such as large-scale mining, but this is done mostly as a service to applicants who pay for the privilege.Under the Alaska Coastal Management...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-09/overreach-executive-power
Opinion

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