Pebble Mine

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The public is invited to provide testimony in Dillingham on a ballot measure that aims to toughen salmon habitat protection in the state permitting process. The hearing will be September 29.

Jayme Dittmar

Last month, three hikers travelled 50 miles along the Pebble Mine’s proposed transportation corridor, from Amakdedori beach on the west side of Cook Inlet to Iliamna Lake.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its final scoping report August 31 for the proposed Pebble Mine’s environmental impact statement.

Avery Lill/KDLG

The first batch of scoping comments on Pebble Mine from what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is calling “cooperating agencies” are now public.

Avery Lill/KDLG

On Friday, Governor Walker’s office asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend the Environmental Impact Statement process for the proposed Pebble Mine.

 

 

Avery Lill/KDLG

The U.S. Army Corps' Environmental Impact Statement scoping period for the proposed Pebble Mine ends today. Here's a look at some recent updates to the permit application.

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Governor Walker's office is reaching out to local Alaska radio stations. KDLG's Izzy Ross talked with the governor about a few issues affecting Bristol Bay. 

Dillingham youth wins award for environmental leadership presented by the Earth Island Institute

Dave Bendinger

EPA Office of Inspector General's 16-month study of "obtainable records"  finds staff  followed agency guidelines in crafting Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment, proposed CWA 404c determination. 

Pebble withdraws subpoenas in lawsuit against EPA

Nov 24, 2015
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Some opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine are off the hook when it comes to turning over email and other communications produced as part of their efforts to oppose the Pebble Mine.

Former EPA staffer still missing

Nov 13, 2015

A former EPA staffer who is believed to have played an integral role in the agency's work to prevent a major mine from being developed in Bristol Bay still can't be found.

Pebble asks for subpoena of former EPA employee

Aug 18, 2015

The Pebble Partnership has asked a federal judge to subpoena a former EPA employee in the lawsuit over the EPA's path to a proposed Clean Water Act designation in Bristol Bay.

EPA's 404 C Public Comment Period is Closed

Sep 22, 2014

Over 160-thousand official public comments have been received by the EPA regarding their proposed restrictions on the controversial Pebble Mine. However, it’s expected that once the numbers are tallied hundreds of thousands of comments, both pro-and-con, will be submitted. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Mike Mason

The men who make up the unity ticket trying to unseat Alaska’s incumbent Governor outlined their position on the proposed Pebble Mine during a campaign stop in Dillingham this week. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

The EPA’s proposed restrictions on development of the Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region are currently open for public comment. However, the deadline to comment is this Friday. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

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