On Friday, the Bristol Bay Native Corporation’s Education Foundation sold more than $6.48 million worth of mining shares donated by Rio Tinto. KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has details on how the Foundation will make use of the windfall.
The Education Foundation of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation has sold its donated stock in the company that’s seeking to develop the proposed Pebble Mine. Back in early April the major mining company Rio Tinto divested itself of its 19-percent interest in the proposed Pebble Mine.
The Bristol Bay Native Corporation has won an award for their current marketing campaign. The campaign includes television commercials that have been airing on stations across Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
3 organizations that have come out in opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine have formed a new group to lobby for permanent protections for the natural resources of the Bristol Bay region. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
The Bristol Bay Native Corporation has created a new subsidiary. Bristol Bay Resource Solutions LLC will provide accounting, human resources, information technology and corporate communications for other BBNC subsidiaries.