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Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal

...development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.The proposal, made the by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month, effectively would bar the type of development that the mine's owner, Northern Dynasty...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/hundreds-attend-hearing-alaska-mine-pro
State
EPA asks judge to toss Pebble lawsuit

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is asking a federal judge to dismiss as premature a lawsuit by the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine.In a court filing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/epa-asks-judge-toss-pebble-lawsuit
State
Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

JUNEAU - The group behind the proposed Pebble Mine wants notification of any further action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would affect the project.The request is part of a lawsuit by the Pebble Limited Partnership...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/pebble-wants-notice-future-epa-action
State
EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed restrictions Friday that would essentially block development of a planned massive gold-and-copper mine near...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/epa-proposal-could-block-huge-alaska-mi
State
Judge: 60 days' notice of EPA plans not needed

JUNEAU - A federal judge says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not have to give the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine 60 days' advance notice of any further action it might...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/judge-60-days-notice-epa-plans-not-need
State
Foundation sells off shares in mining company

...the divestment, said its interest in Northern Dynasty didn't fit with its strategy.In January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a report that found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-18/foundation-sells-shares-mining-company
State
Fishing businesses upset with senator on EPA bill

...guides has expressed disappointment with Sen. Lisa Murkowski's support of a bill that would limit when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could use its so-called "veto authority" under the federal Clean Water Act.Nineteen individuals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/fishing-businesses-upset-senator-epa-bi
State
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...moderate;" Murphy said the ion-exchange technology Seabridge plans to address it is established.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency disagrees."It appears that the technology being proposed for the (selenium) portion of the water...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...office, in a backup document, said that exception was added because the state had been concerned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or Department of Interior might view the injunction provision as "chilling third parties' access...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/initiative-hearings-securities-things-w
State | AK legislature
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...introduced "an unnecessary element of risk" into the process."Little if any" civil enforcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or state Department of Environmental Conservation had occurred in the so-called Fortymile area between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/report-finds-no-laws-broken-mine-invest
State | AK legislature

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