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Federal judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...Department of Justice lawyer representing the EPA, said the agency never created any of the subcommittees. He acknowledged that mine opponents contacted the EPA in attempts to sway opinion but said the Pebble Partnership also had numerous contacts with...
British Columbia approves another gold mine upstream of Southeast Alaska

...Salmon Beyond Borders have become particularly loud since the tailings dam breach at the Mount Polley Mine last year.That mine used an earthen dam to hold back water tainted by tailings. A breach allowed toxic water to flow into a salmon-producing...
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...Bristol Bay region. The study provided the basis for the agency to invoke a rarely used process under the Clean Water Act that mine supporters fear could result in the project's veto before it goes through the permitting process.The EPA sought clarification...
Highlighting the state's collections: Designing the SLAM exhibit floor

...blueprints and photographs from the mine's collection, donated by Bill Corbus - linking the object to the history of that mine and mining in general."The ways those collections intersect is just beautiful," Simard said.Simard said his team...
Mine agreement renewal upheld by Assembly

...The city is acting both as a regulator and as an owner so they have an inherent conflict of interest here."He felt that mine developers would walk into a community "at war.""It's typical of the way this thing has gone for two and a half...
Court rules against Pebble in document case

...information its lawyer bought from Kaplan for an appeal with the Alaska Public Offices Commission. The complaint alleged that mine opponent Bob Gillam had secretly funneled nearly $2 million into the initiative aimed at stopping the project.The complaint...
Chieftain to shut down Tulsequah mine water treatment plant

...Chieftain's stock (TSX: CFB) ended Friday up slightly.The treatment plant has operated since December 2011. Before that mine runoff at Tulsequah Chief went directly into the Taku River, creating a 1,000-foot plume of pollution, Chris Zimmer...
State to Chieftain: Keep us in the loop

...Alaska has limited influence."I'm not regulating that mine," Moselle said. "The state of Alaska is not regulating that mine."Moselle said he wouldn't speculate about how soon...
Mayoral and assembly candidate forum

...separated. Right now a third of your water is coming through that mine already.Nankervis: I apologize, 30 seconds is nowhere...yes at all cost.' We would be remiss to not open up that mine if we can do it following the permitting process. It...
My Turn: U.S Forest Service didn't listen to Angoon about Green's Creek Mine

...frustrating, Juneau has taken control of the mine, but has not taken responsibility for it.Juneau annexed the peninsula that mine is on, but in the annexation process Angoon was ignored. We didn't even know it was being annexed until it was already...


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