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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...
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...
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...
Treadwell certifies proposed initiative on mining or more. The proposal does not specifically name the Pebble Mine project but would almost certainly affect it.Mike Heatwole, a spokesman for the Pebble Limited Partnership, the group behind the proposed mine, expressed regret "that this...
Panelists to review Pebble Mine science

...recommend whether a mine should be built but will focus on the adequacy of the studies, he said.Pebble spokesman Mike Heatwole said that if there are areas that require additional work, the partnership wants to know that.There is distrust...
Proposal would require legislative mine approval

...region and a way of life.The partnership has yet to move into the permitting phase or formally submit a mine plan.Mike Heatwole, a spokesman for the Pebble partnership, said Alaska has a rigorous, science-based permitting process followed...
EPA review gets more scrutiny

...or whether the intent was to develop a framework for assessing mining scenarios," Reeves wrote.Pebble spokesman Mike Heatwole said it appears the EPA reviewers agree with some of the company's key points, mainly "that the report itself is...


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