March 2012

22 March 2012

March 2012 Pebble Watch newsletter now available

March 2012 newsletterThe March issue of the Pebble Watch newsletter is being mailed this week, and is available for download in the Newsletters section of our website now.

This issue focuses on issues of landscape and recreation in Bristol Bay, including a description of related reports from the Pebble Limited Partnership, and our Give and Take educational insert.

 

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23rd Biennial Fairbanks Alaska Mining Conference

The Alaska Miners Association will be holding the 23rd Biennial Conference from March 19-24, 2012 in Fairbanks, Alaska. This year's focus is "Technologies and Challenges for Mining in Cold Climates." The conference will be held at the Westmark Hotel on 10th and Noble Street.

This conference will include lectures and workshops from industry experts; field trips to Pogo Mine and the Livengood project; and the opportunity to network with individuals involved with all aspects of Alaska's mining industry.

Register by February 17, 2012 for a reduced early bird rate.

Contact Delbert Parr at (907)490-2207 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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21 March 2012

23rd Biennial Fairbanks Alaska Mining Conference

The Alaska Miners Association will be holding the 23rd Biennial Conference from March 19-24, 2012 in Fairbanks, Alaska. This year's focus is "Technologies and Challenges for Mining in Cold Climates." The conference will be held at the Westmark Hotel on 10th and Noble Street.

This conference will include lectures and workshops from industry experts; field trips to Pogo Mine and the Livengood project; and the opportunity to network with individuals involved with all aspects of Alaska's mining industry.

Register by February 17, 2012 for a reduced early bird rate.

Contact Delbert Parr at (907)490-2207 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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20 March 2012

First Day of Spring

Watch for announcements of official EPA public meetings regarding the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment.

EPA has said it expects to travel to the Bristol Bay region sometime in Spring 2012 for a first round of official public meetings about the draft assessment. When dates and locations are announced, we will add them to our calendar.

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23rd Biennial Fairbanks Alaska Mining Conference

The Alaska Miners Association will be holding the 23rd Biennial Conference from March 19-24, 2012 in Fairbanks, Alaska. This year's focus is "Technologies and Challenges for Mining in Cold Climates." The conference will be held at the Westmark Hotel on 10th and Noble Street.

This conference will include lectures and workshops from industry experts; field trips to Pogo Mine and the Livengood project; and the opportunity to network with individuals involved with all aspects of Alaska's mining industry.

Register by February 17, 2012 for a reduced early bird rate.

Contact Delbert Parr at (907)490-2207 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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19 March 2012

23rd Biennial Fairbanks Alaska Mining Conference

The Alaska Miners Association will be holding the 23rd Biennial Conference from March 19-24, 2012 in Fairbanks, Alaska. This year's focus is "Technologies and Challenges for Mining in Cold Climates." The conference will be held at the Westmark Hotel on 10th and Noble Street.

This conference will inclulde lectures and workshops from industry experts; field trips to Pogo Mine and the Livengood project; and the opportunity to network with individuals involved with all aspects of Alaska's mining industry.

Register by February 17, 2012 for a reduced early bird rate.

Contact Delbert Parr at (907)490-2207 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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08 March 2012

PLP presentation videos now online

The Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) has made presentations from its Environmental Baseline Document (EBD) Agency Meetings available online through videos posted to the Vimeo web site. Thirty videos cover topics ranging from fish habitat to surface water quality. PLP contractors made the presentations in Anchorage at an agency meeting with EPA January 31 to February 3, to an invited group of state and federal agency representatives. Content of the presentations is related to reports included in PLP's EBD, which has been described as the "cornerstone of the permitting process" for the proposed Pebble Mine.

View the EBD presentations

Review the EBD

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07 March 2012

Lake Iliamna Fish & Game Advisory Committee Meeting

Newhalen Teen Center, 10 a.m.

  • Ken Taylor, Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP), will give a report on the Moose and the Rainbow Trout tagging study done by PLP
  • Chuck McCullum, Lake & Peninsula Borough, will provide information for discussion regarding the Atlas to the Catalog of Waters Important for the Spawning, Rearing, or Migration of Anadromous Fishes and Catalog of Waters Important for the Spawning, Rearing, or Migration of Anadromous Fishes
  • Discussion of possible Bristol Bay Board of Fisheries, and Southwest Region Board of Game proposals to submit
  • Election of officers

For more information contact Randy Alvarez at 533-3222.

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05 March 2012

Pebble news roundup: Alaska Senate Bill 152; environmental study criticized

Recent Pebble news has focused on Alaska State Bill 152 and the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) Environmental Baseline Document. Other items include the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer at PLP and an in-depth article on Pebble permitting and development from Mining Weekly Online.

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BBNC Holiday

BBNC Holiday

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