Pebble Mine Related News and Media
- The Northern Miner - August 11, 2014
Editorial: Mount Polley tailings spill - Imperial's best not good enough
The complete failure of the tailings dam at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley copper–gold mine in Central B.C.'s Cariboo region on Aug. 4 is the most depressing thing to have happened in Canadian mining since the Bre-X Minerals debacle in 1997...
- Global News - August 07, 2014
Former Mount Polley Mine employee speaks out about the tailings pond breach
- CBC News - August 06, 2014
Mount Polley mine spill threatens B.C. sockeye salmon run
Department of Fisheries and Oceans bans salmon fishing in Cariboo and Quesnel rivers...
- CBC News - August 06, 2014
Mount Polley mine tailings spill: Imperial Metals could face $1M fine
Company ordered to stop pollution immediately and provide environmental impact assessment...
- SkyTruth - August 6, 2014
Satellite Detects Massive Spill at Canadian Gold Mine
On Monday, August 4, 2014, an approximately 580 acre tailings impoundment failed at a Canadian gold and copper mine near Likely, British Columbia...
- SkyTruth - August 5, 2014
More detail on the Landsat 8 image of the Mt. Polley mine disaster in Canada
- CBC News - August 5, 2014
Tailings ponds for mining and oilsands waste: FAQs
What's in them, what makes them risky and how they're regulated...
- The Globe and Mail - August 05, 2014
Dramatic aerial footage shows consequences of waste water spill at B.C. mine
- CBC News - August 05, 2014
Mount Polley Mine tailings water 'very close' to drinking quality, company says
Imperial Metals president Brian Kynoch says he would drink water from tailings pond that leaked into rivers...
- Alaska Dispatch - April 07, 2014
Following Anglo American's lead, Rio Tinto leaves Pebble project
In September, London-based Anglo American withdrew from the Pebble Partnership, taking a $300 million hit for doing so. In December...
- Alaska Dispatch - April 07, 2014
Rio Tinto's donation of Pebble share is an investment in the company's future in Alaska
...understand that other investors will have different perspectives. Judge sides with Pebble Partnership, state on 'Save Our Salmon' initiative Rio Tinto...
- CBS Seattle - CBS Local - April 07, 2014
Rio Tinto To Give Away Pebble Mine Project Shares
Rio Tinto To Give Away Pebble Mine Project Shares JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) A major shareholder of a company behind a contentious Alaska mine project...
- ABCNews - April 07, 2014
Rio Tinto to Give Away Pebble Mine Project Shares
Rio Tinto to Give Away Pebble Mine Project Shares A major shareholder of a company behind a contentious Alaska mine project is giving its shares...
- Anchorage Daily News - April 07, 2014
In latest blow to Pebble mine, mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out of project
In latest blow to Pebble mine, mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out of project WASHINGTON - Global mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out of...
- Alaska Dispatch - April 06, 2014
Rio Tinto pulls out of Pebble Partnership, gifting its stake to Alaska organizations
Rio Tinto pulls out of Pebble Partnership, gifting its stake to Alaska organizations Months after saying it would reassess its involvement in...
- KGO-TV ABC-7 - April 06, 2014
EPA continues process to study mining impacts in southwest Alaska
- OutdoorHub - March 31, 2014
EPA Response to Public Comments to the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment Confirms Overwhelming Support for EPA Action to Protect World-Class Fishery
...Alaska and the American public overwhelmingly support EPA action to stop the Pebble Mine, said Tim Bristol, TU s Alaska Program director. As...
- Juneau Empire - March 30, 2014
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world
...from state politicians in defense against the EPA s involvement in the Pebble Mine issue. It is also a statement posted on several resource industry...
- Environment & Energy Publishing - March 28, 2014
Lawsuits come and go, but debate over EPA veto rages on
...authority to initiate the Section 404(c) veto process for the proposed Pebble Mine Project, for which the Corps has made no such specification...
- Alaska Journal of Commerce - March 27, 2014
Ordinance shot down for superseding state
- The Alaska Journal of Commerce - March 27, 2014
...superseding state The Save Our Salmon initiative billed as a way to stop Pebble mine was struck down March 19 in state Superior Court when Judge John...
- Alaska Public Media - March 28, 2014
Alaska Edition March 28,2014
Opponents of the Pebble Mine lose a court battle, amongst other stories...
- Moldy Chum - March 26, 2014
It's why they named it the Environmental PROTECTION Agency
...to worry about politics getting in the way, Vitter said in a statement. In other words it would prevent the EPA from blocking the Pebble Mine...
- Sep 17, 2013
Anglo American pulls out of proposed Pebble mine
Parnell must do the right thing for Alaska's
Pebble to Murkowski: Mine plan too important to rush
Sen. Lisa Murkowski criticizes planners of proposed
Pebble Mine in Alaska
Forget the fish, Alaska's share of revenue too small to
Pebble Mine project 2013 budget is $80 million
- KTUU 11/19/2012
Group Petitions to Protect Alaska Lake Seals
- National Geographic 11/16/2012
Alaska's Clash Over Salmon and Gold Goes National
Alaska Dispatch 11/03/2012
Leadership changes at Anglo American raise questions about Alaska's Pebble mine
Alaska Dispatch 10/13/2012
Pebble Mine's Keystone 'science' worse than NFL replacement refs
Anchorage Daily News 10/02/2012
Pebble opponents cry foul over developer's scientific review
Pebble Consulting Firm Loses Services of 2 Scientists on Eve of Major Forum
Fish Biologist Alleges Huge Discrepancy in Pebble Salmon Estimates
The Hill, 09/26/2012:
Majority of Bristol Bay residents oppose Pebble mine
The Seattle Times, 09/25/2012
Op-ed: Proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay threatens Seattle's salmon industry
NRDC Switchboard, 09/25/2012
Independence or Co-Dependence: The Keystone Center and the Pebble Mine
Anchorage Daily News 09/24/2012
Panelists to review science surrounding Pebble mine
Debate on Proposed Alaska Mine Waste Storage Facility Spreads the Myth of "Monitoring in Perpetuity"
Anchorage Daily News 09/19/2012
Legal settlement with state could affect Pebble mine
Anchorage Daily News 09/14/2012
Pebble plans move to mine permitting within months
Keystone Center to review Pebble EBD
Anchorage Daily News, 08/29/2012
Review of EPA work on Pebble was sound
Juneau Empire, 08/27/2012
Pebble Mine proposal is ethical Armageddon
Indian Country Today, 08/23/2012
Alaska Requests Superfund Status for Abandoned, Mercury-Oozing Red Devil Mine
Portland Monthly, 08/23/2012
Red Sea: At Alaska’s wild Graveyard Point, a Portland family works to reinvent the salmon business
Anchorage Daily News, 08/06/2012
Demand real science in Pebble reviews
EPA released for public comment (on 05/18/2012)
a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay Watershed.
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