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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...
Pebble lays off workers after partner pulls out workers after one of the partners in the controversial project pulled out.Pebble Limited Partnership spokesman Mike Heatwole declined to say how many workers and contractors will be affected. He says Pebble had 70 to 80 full-time workers...
Major investor withdraws support for Pebble project costs through permitting and construction, Northern Dynasty has said.It's not clear what's next.Mike Heatwole, a spokesman for the Pebble Limited Partnership, which was created by Northern Dynasty and Anglo American to design...
Agency to consider listing for lake seals

...140-mile road to Cook Inlet. About 50 to 60 miles would pass along the lake shore, where the seals hunt for salmon.Mike Heatwole, spokesman for Pebble Limited Partnership, the group behind the proposed mine, said the decision was expected and...
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...
Village Council seeks to rescind comments on negative impact of Pebble mine in study

...called on Pebble to release a mine plan soon, saying they are contributing to uncertainty surrounding the project.Mike Heatwole, a Pebble spokesman, said he'd heard rumblings about the council's actions but his group played no role in them...
Court rules against Pebble in document case

...and the appeals' court ruling should breathe life back into the coalition and make it stronger.Pebble spokesman Mike Heatwole said the company maintains the APOC case needed to be brought.
EPA administrator McCarthy making visit to Alaska

...assessment flawed and unnecessary. He is expected to join McCarthy on a flyover of the region Tuesday, Pebble spokesman Mike Heatwole said.Pebble hopes to at least convey to McCarthy its general approach to coexist with the fishery, its desire to...
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...
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...


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