Five days into the job, EPA Administrator Pruitt is requested to rescind steps the agency took in 2014 to seek restrictions on large-scale mining activity at the Pebble deposit in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Based on information it could obtain, OIG concludes the EPA’s Watershed Assessment was developed in accordance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Report says EPA wasn’t fair to all stakeholders.
This week’s news related to the proposed Pebble mine includes the release William Cohen’s report on the EPA and details about Pebble Partnership’s litigation activity as it pursues a case … Continued
In late November Federal Judge H. Russel Holland ordered a preliminary injunction to halt the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 404(c) proceedings related to the Pebble deposit in Bristol Bay until he rules … Continued
Public initiative passes, but won’t be used for years – if ever.
Recent news related to the proposed Pebble mine includes election-related coverage and a new lawsuit brought against the EPA by the Pebble Partnership. Alaska mine project splits major state industries (Associated Press, … Continued
Judge to rule on State’s plan for improvement
“Bristol Bay Forever” is a public initiative that voters approved in November 2014. It requires legislative approval in order to develop a large-scale metallic sulfide mine within the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve. Opponents … Continued