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Empire Editorial: Keep pressure on transboundary mines

...Alaska shows this collaborative effort is working.Earlier this year, the Empire voiced its disapproval of KSM. Like Pebble Mine, we said it is the wrong mine in the wrong place. KSM allows British Columbia to reap the benefits of jobs and industrial...
Alaska Senate race may help reset balance of power

...recreational use of marijuana, raise the minimum wage and require legislative approval of a large-scale mine, chiefly, the Pebble Mine, in the Bristol Bay region.Begich played up his deep roots in the state - he was born and raised here, and his father...
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...Measure 4. It has a long name, but it's really about Pebble Mine. Vote yes, and you say you want the Alaska Legislature to have to approve Pebble Mine to move forward. Vote no, and you say the permit process...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...scale metallic-sulfide mines like Pebble Mine. This law would require the legislature...the BBFR? Allowing mines like Pebble Mine to operate near the BBFR will much more difficult for the Pebble Mine to be built, because the Legislature...
Mine project splits major state industries

...Begich survive a strong re-election challenge.The Pebble Mine project that's on Tuesday's ballot embodies the paradoxes...extractive industries such as oil and hard-rock mining. But Pebble Mine casts development against another signature industry...
Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...Bristol Bay is currently being pursued in the form of Pebble Mine. Mining of this type produces chemicals that could harm...this safeguard is necessary regardless of whether the Pebble Mine goes forward. Ballot Measure 4 is about more than defeating...
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem

...Equally disturbing, the governor and U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan have clearly shown they are aligned with the Pebble Mine's interests. Both support the demise of the Coastal Management Program. Both promoted the failed HB77 which would...
Ballot measures 3, 4 pass by a landslide

...minimum wage and adding a layer of permitting to the Pebble Mine project were approved easily by voters Tuesday.Ballot...Ballot Measure 4 would require the legislature to approve Pebble Mine development, on top of the existing regulatory process...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...decide whether to legalize recreational use of marijuana, raise the minimum wage and require legislative approval of the Pebble Mine project.The governor's race features Parnell and Republican-turned-independent Bill Walker.Also, Rep. Don...
Empire Editorial: Vote yes on 3, no on 4

...But it didn't happen."Pebble Mine is dead. It is not a vampire...harm future projects that are not Pebble Mine.Ballot Measure 4, if approved...The Empire is firmly opposed to Pebble Mine. Under normal circumstances...


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