Pebble Mine

High court: mine initiative unenforceable

JUNEAU — Alaska’s highest court ruled Friday that an initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes a regulatory process… Continue reading

 

Homer Electric Association is requesting a rate change in its quarterly filings with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. In its

Pebble Limited Partnership’s lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency will continue as a federal judge denied the agency’s motion to dismiss June 4. U.S. Alaska… Continue reading

 

Pebble, EPA say lawsuit should continue

Pebble Limited Partnership and the Environmental Protection Agency finally agree on one thing: their court fight should move forward. Each side filed seven-page briefs May… Continue reading

 

Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

JUNEAU (AP) — A federal judge says the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine can serve a subpoena on an Internet services provider to preserve… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court to consider setnet ban initiative later this year

The Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance filed its final brief with the Alaska Supreme Court on March 5 to allow a ballot initiative that would ban… Continue reading

Transition team’s report puts priority on fish

Gov. Bill Walker’s office has released the report from his fisheries transition team which sets out priorities, recommendations and possible barriers to success for Alaska… Continue reading

Let’s protect Bristol Bay

Too few Alaskans know the humbling beauty of the Alaska Peninsula and the imposing journey into Bristol Bay. But over the past nine years, I… Continue reading

Judge clarifies order in Pebble case

JUNEAU — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, while a lawsuit is pending, must stop all work related to a process that could restrict or prohibit… Continue reading

Wake up, Alaskans: Your rights are disappearing quickly

I’ve been an Alaskan resident for 47 years and I’m very worried about our beautiful state and its citizens. Rights of Alaska citizens have been… Continue reading

Stevens back on ballot for Homer area

Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, was in Homer last week to meet with voters of the recently formed Senate District P, a product of redistricting. While… Continue reading

Begich right person in U.S. Senate

I believe Mark Begich is the best candidate for U.S. Senate in this coming election. Born in Alaska, he understands Alaska’s people, geography, minerals and… Continue reading

Senate, House candidates focus on fish topics in Kodiak

KODIAK — Candidates to represent Alaska in the U.S. House and Senate weighed in on a variety of fisheries issues at the Oct. 1 fisheries… Continue reading

Initiative raises questions about legislative approval of Bristol Bay mine

JUNEAU (AP) — Questions have been raised about when the Legislature would get involved in approving a large-scale mine in the Bristol Bay region if… Continue reading

EPA hears from public on proposal to veto Pebble

ANCHORAGE — Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency’s proposal to block Pebble… Continue reading

EPA hears from public on proposal to veto Pebble

ANCHORAGE — Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency’s proposal to block Pebble… Continue reading

Tribes seek to intervene in Pebble lawsuit

JUNEAU (AP) — A consortium of tribes is seeking to intervene in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a lawsuit challenging EPA’s authority… Continue reading

Commercial fishing groups, feds testify on salmon management

ANCHORAGE — A federal judge heard oral argument earlier this week in the lawsuit regarding whether Cook Inlet should be in a federal salmon management… Continue reading

Pebble sues EPA over attempt to veto mine

The Pebble Limited Partnership took the Environmental Protection Agency to court May 21 and claimed the agency is illegally overstepping its bounds by attempting to… Continue reading

Watchdog to review EPA’s handling of Pebble mine study

JUNEAU — A watchdog plans to review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s handling of a report on the potential effects of large-scale mining on a… Continue reading

New fisheries group plots strategy

Resources for All Alaskans, a group formed to combat a proposed initiative to ban commercial setnet fishing in certain parts of the state, met in… Continue reading

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