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News Release

28 February 2018, 9.00am EST

Pebble Mine Investment Risk Warning: New Report Examines Hunter Dickinson Track Record

Protect Water

Control the Corporations

Fix Mining Laws

Put People and Ecosystems First

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(Ottawa) A report released today by MiningWatch Canada examines the track record of Vancouver-based international mining corporation Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI) and exposes its affiliate Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd., the company promoting the controversial proposed Pebble mine in Alaska’s sensitive Bristol Bay, as a highly risky speculative investment, calling its risk levels “unprecedented even among other junior mining companies.”  SEE REPORT

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS       Business/Economy

California treasurer urges Pebble mine funding partner to drop the project

Author: Alex DeMarban  Updated: January 30    Published January 30

The trustee of two of the world's largest pension funds is ratcheting up pressure on the Pebble copper and gold prospect, urging a large mining company to cut its ties to the project over what he calls environmental risks and threats to shareholders.  READ MORE

With new life under Trump administration, fresh Pebble Mine details released

By Elizabeth Harball, Alaska's Energy Desk - Anchorage - January 5, 2018  READ MORE

Reason already has spoken on Pebble

ADN Opinion

Dec 11, 2017

by Dr. Deborah McKlean, Dr. Todd Radenbaugh and Mark Lisak 

The Pebble Limited Partnership recently announced the addition of Mark Hamilton as its executive vice president of external affairs. As the president of the University of Alaska system for 12 years, Hamilton is no stranger to Alaska, particularly those in the academic community. According to the Pebble partnership, Mr. Hamilton will "connect with political, business, community, and Alaska Native leaders throughout the state to better understand their views and consider their advice," on the proposed Pebble mine. Given his background, why isn't Mr. Hamilton's appointment being met with excitement from many of his colleagues in our community?  READ MORE

Great Coverage in the New York Times - Nov 24, 2017

Thanks to Trump a mining project that threatens fish is back in play

Opinion:  A Gold Rush in Salmon Country

by Brendan Jones

SITKA, Alaska - It is almost winter again here.  The days shorten and the furrows of the volcano that looms over our town steadily fill with snow...   READ MORE

EPA Reversed Salmon Protection After CEO Meeting

Anderson Cooper 360

CNN

October 10 · 2017

Bristol Bay, Alaska, is one of the most valuable salmon fisheries on Earth. Now, under Trump, the EPA is re-opening the possibility it will be mined for copper and gold.   WATCH HERE

July 15, 2017 - From our Allies at Save Bristol Bay -

The salmon, wildlife, people, and jobs of Bristol Bay are STILL threatened by the proposed Pebble gold and copper mine. The EPA needs to hear again that hundreds of thousands of people across America STILL support protections for wild salmon in Bristol Bay.​

 

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Alaskans demand Stronger Salmon Protections as State Considers Pebble Mine Permit Renewal

Alaska Native News

DILLINGHAM, AK – Thursday afternoon, nearly 1,300 Alaskans delivered comments to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) concerning the potential for the Pebble Limited Partnership to continue business as usual in Bristol Bay.  READ MORE

Alaska Dispatch News - July 5, 2016

Opinions

If Pebble wants its mine to go through federal review, it should just submit a plan.  

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Action Alert from Save Bristol Bay

June 21, 2016

URGENT ACTION ALERT: The House Natural Resources Committee has scheduled a hearing on Bristol Bay for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22nd. The Pebble Mine’s high paid lobbyists will have a chance to push their agenda. Fight back. Send Alaskan Rep. Don Young, who sits on the committee a letter to tell him to honor the will of the Alaskan people.

http://bit.ly/28JQrzN

Our friends at Save Bristol Bay have made it easy - just follow the link.

Huffington Post - THE BLOG

Another Pebble Mine Hearing, But No One Hears Alaska

Everett Thompson

 04/28/2016 09:57 am 09:57:06 | Updated Apr 28, 2016