If you’ve followed along with us, you know that science says a mine of the size, scale, and location of Pebble’s proposal, even in the smallest iteration considered, would threaten the fisheries of Bristol Bay.
Bristol Bay leaders are outraged by the Pebble Limited Partnership and Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) settlement concerning the proposed Clean Water Act protections for the Bristol Bay watershed.
Yesterday the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the first of three cases brought by the Pebble Limited Partnership against the Environmental Protection Agency over proposed protections for Bristol Bay. In a second case, the U.S. District Court in Anchorage heard arguments from attorneys for the EPA and Pebble Limited Partnership
On Facebook we recently asked everyone to take a moment to tell their elected leaders that you [still] do not support Pebble Mine. In response, we've seen a number of questions to the tune of, "Wait? I thought Pebble Mine was dead?"
By now, many of you have seen the news that a Federal Judge in Alaska issued a preliminary injunction ordering the Environmental Protection Agency to stop moving forward on issuing protections for Bristol Bay under the Clean Water Act.