The Pebble Limited Partnership filed suit Wednesday in Federal Court seeking to halt to the process underway by the EPA to stop development of the proposed Pebble Mine. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
14 sportsman’s and conservation groups have come out in opposition to legislation introduced in Congress that would take away a power currently held by the EPA that the agency intends to use in the Bristol Bay region. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
This week’s announcement that Rio Tinto is giving away its 19-percent stake in Northern Dynasty Minerals is drawing praise from several of opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
Several groups dedicated to stopping development of the proposed Pebble Mine are criticizing Alaska’s senior U.S. Senator for supporting legislation that would limit a power the EPA is using to stop development of the mine. KDLG’s Mike Mason reports.
This newscast includes a story about Rio Tinto's decision to divest itself from Northern Dynasty Minerals and a story about efforts to create more tribal courts in Alaska. The newscast also includes a report about the uptick in Bristol Bay driftnet permit values.
This newscast includes a story about a proposed increase to education funding in Alaska, a preview of the sockeye season in the Nushagak District and a story about the Pebble Limited Partnership presentation Monday to lawmakers in Juneau.
The man who has come to be the face of the Pebble Limited Partnership made a presentation Monday in Juneau to the members of the Senate Resources Committee. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.
A couple of U.S. Senators have introduced legislation that would limit the ability of the EPA to preemptively veto the issuance of permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. If approved it might impact the EPA’s actions in regards to the proposed Pebble Mine.
The Oversight and Government Reform Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has subpoenaed the EPA for documents about the proposed Pebble Mine. The subpoenas were issued by committee chairman Darrell Issa from California.