September 2011

27 September 2011

Pebble Mine in the News: September 27

pw-3004To help keep readers up-to-date, Pebble Watch offers regular roundups of news articles related to the proposed Pebble Mine. First topic this week: Coverage from a national science conference in Dillingham, where Pebble Watch also happened to be last week (see news item, below, and the picture at right.)

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24 September 2011

2011 Arctic Science Conference

The Arctic Division of the world's largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), meets in Dillingham, Wednesday through Saturday, September 21-24, 2011.

Conference presentations will include sessions on Bristol Bay salmon habitat and the Influence of Mining in Western Alaska. The conference will also include Saturday presentations, posters, and field trips. Visit www.arcticaaas.org for updates.

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23 September 2011

2011 Arctic Science Conference

The Arctic Division of the world's largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), meets in Dillingham, Wednesday through Saturday, September 21-24, 2011.

Conference presentations will include sessions on Bristol Bay salmon habitat and the Influence of Mining in Western Alaska. The conference will also include Saturday presentations, posters, and field trips. Visit www.arcticaaas.org for updates.

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22 September 2011

2011 Arctic Science Conference

The Arctic Division of the world's largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), meets in Dillingham, Wednesday through Saturday, September 21-24, 2011.

Conference presentations will include sessions on Bristol Bay salmon habitat and the Influence of Mining in Western Alaska. The conference will also include Saturday presentations, posters, and field trips. Visit www.arcticaaas.org for updates.

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21 September 2011

2011 Arctic Science Conference

The Arctic Division of the world's largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), meets in Dillingham, Wednesday through Saturday, September 21-24, 2011.

Registration and abstracts are now being accepted for the AAAS Arctic Division meeting in Dillingham, AK from September 21-24.

Conference presentations will include sessions on Bristol Bay salmon habitat and the Influence of Mining in Western Alaska. The conference will also include Saturday presentations, posters, and field trips. Visit www.arcticaaas.org for updates.

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19 September 2011

Pebble Mine in the News: September 19

To help keep readers up-to-date, Pebble Watch offers regular roundups of news articles related to the proposed Pebble Mine:

"Spending ramps up as Pebble election nears" (September 18, 2011 - Anchorage Daily News)
The "Save Our Salmon" initiative comes up for a vote on the October 4 Lake and Peninsula ballot. This article provides an overview of the initiative as well as money spent on the issue. Read the entire article in the Anchorage Daily News.

"Anglo American in thick of great Alaskan Pebble mine debate" (September 16, 2011 - Mining Weekly)
Miningweekly.com details the Pebble mine debate, with comments from both sides, and presents examples from recent media. Author Martin Creamer includes economic, environmental, and historic factors that have been raised during the debate over whether the mine should be developed. Read the entire article at miningweekly.com.

"Wash senator intends to oppose proposed Pebble Mine if it would harm fish; asks EPA to block" (September 12, 2011 - Washington Post)
Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) has written a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of the agency using its authority under the Clean Water Act to restrict or prohibit large-scale development around Bristol Bay. Hundreds of Cantwell's constituents are commercial fishermen. Washington-based seafood processors also have a dominant presence in Bristol Bay. Read the entire article in the Washington Post.

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17 September 2011

BBNC Shareholder Informational Meeting

BBNC Shareholder Informational Meeting in Togiak, Alaska at the Togiak School at 12 noon.

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16 September 2011

BBNC Shareholder Informational Meeting

BBNC Shareholder Informational Meeting in Dillingham, Alaska at the Elementary School at 6 P.M.

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15 September 2011

BBNC Shareholder Informational Meeting

BBNC Shareholder Informational Meeting in Koliganek, Alaska at the Koliganek School Gym at 6 P.M.

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13 September 2011

BBNC mailing urges shareholders' vote

In advance of the "Save Our Salmon" vote taking place this October in the Lake and Peninsula Borough, BBNC announced today in a news release that it has sent letters to more than 800 shareholders in the borough, urging them to participate. The letters urge shareholders to "make your voices heard on this important issue." BBNC also sent a letter to shareholders elsewhere in Alaska. For those researching the subject, we've assembled this collection of our previous postings about the "Save Our Salmon" initiative, which include one story and several news round-ups:

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