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.

US Congress

Findings of the Cohen Report, and a growing paper trail of EPA documents and emails, were the subject of a Thursday committee hearing in Washington, D.C.

US House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C:  A U.S. House Committee chairman has announced a hearing to examine whether the EPA unfairly blocked the Pebble Mine in Southwest Alaska with a so-called “pre-emptive veto,” before the mine has even applied for permits.

Two views on the Cohen Group report

Oct 9, 2015

Gen. Joseph Ralston of the Cohen Group and NRDC's Joel Reynolds offer perspective on the findings from a study on EPA/Pebble released this week.

Cohen Group calls EPA fairness into question

Oct 6, 2015
Jason Sear KDLG

In Pebble-funded study, former Defense Secretary William Cohen say agency should've allowed Pebble to enter standard NEPA permitting process. 

Phillip North has been ordered to appear in Anchorage in November. The EPA says North's emails were destroyed, and he left the country after retiring.

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.

Jason Sear

Northern attempting to raise $15 million through investments to fund legal, policy fights while seeking out new partner. 

Save Our Salmon will remain overturned following ruling by Supreme Court in four year long legal battle.

US Environmental Protection Agency

Judge Holland denied EPA motion to dismiss the case. Pebble called ruling a "pretty significant victory"; opponents say it's a frustrating setback.

Judge H. Russel Holland did not issue a ruling in FACA case Thursday, but an appeals court upheld his dismissal in a separate Pebble v. EPA case.

Pebble selling off surplus equipment

Apr 17, 2015

Ahead of another quiet season at their worksite north of Iliamna, the Pebble Limited Partnership is selling off some surplus equipment. 

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Former Defense Secretary William Cohen will weigh in on whether agency's efforts to block Pebble have been fair.

Jason Sear

With money raised from sale of shares, sole owner of Pebble project seeks new partner and vows continued legal challenge of EPA actions.

Pebble files FOIA lawsuit against EPA

Oct 30, 2014

Mine developer says EPA has turned over only "tip of the iceberg" of documents showing inappropriate behind-the-scenes collaborations.