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
One-hour webinars offer introduction to the EPA 404(c) process and its Proposed Determination for the Pebble Deposit area in Bristol Bay, Alaska
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has received roughly 130,000 public comments on the Proposed Determination it released last month. This is in addition to testimony from nearly 300 … Continued
Alaska Common Ground is sponsoring a series of free forums on issues appearing on the August and November ballots, including the Bristol Bay Forever Initiative. On Wednesday, August 13, from … Continued
EPA hearings and pro/con positions on the Bristol Bay Forever initiative take place this week.