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Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

...lower-court ruling was appealed by the initiative sponsors.A message was left at the law firm that handled the case for the sponsors.Pebble is pleased with the high court's ruling, company spokesman Mike Heatwole said by email Friday.
Local mining initiative not viable

...firm that handled the case for the sponsors.Pebble is pleased with the high court's ruling, company spokesman Mike Heatwole said by email Friday.So, too, is the state Department of Law, which continued to review the case, department...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case

...ordered the EPA to stop all work related to that process pending a ruling on the merits of the case.Pebble spokesman Mike Heatwole said Wednesday that what Pebble wants is an opportunity to have the project "fairly and objectively analyzed" through...
Mine project splits major state industries

...requests.Critics have derided him for caring more about his vacation home than the jobs that a mine could create. Mike Heatwole, a spokesman for the Pebble Partnership, stresses that it has not filed formal plans yet and much of Gillam's attacks...
Hearings not required on oil tax referendum

...project.The group behind the project, the Pebble Limited Partnership, opposes the initiative, which Pebble spokesman Mike Heatwole said would essentially politicize the permitting process.Other proposed initiatives are pending. Supporters of an...
Cantwell to Obama: Limit Bristol Bay mining

...large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed poses significant risks to salmon.Pebble Limited Partnership spokesman Mike Heatwole said in an email Thursday that Cantwell's request "flies in the face of due process."Heatwole also criticized...
Begich speaks out against proposed Pebble Mine

...according to an EPA fact sheet. The agency says it has issued just over a dozen final veto actions since 1972.Mike Heatwole, a spokesman for the Pebble Limited Partnership, the group behind the project, said Pebble is disappointed that...
Alaska Digest

...Alyeska Pipeline Service Company shut down the trans-Alaska pipeline for about ten hours on Thursday. Spokesman Mike Heatwole said high winds and high stores of oil at the Port of Valdez prompted the decision. The company needed to slow the...
Quake damage keeps Alaska pipeline closed

...midday today, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. hadn't decided when the pipeline could resume operations. Spokesman Mike Heatwole said the company is reviewing 160 key components of 211 miles of pipe closest to a major earthquake that hit Interior...
Pipeline flow intentionally slowed

...refineries. Sound off on the important issues at The flow is being reduced to about 25 percent of normal in several ways, Mike Heatwole, spokesman for Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., said Tuesday. It is being slowed both by how much is being allowed...


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