Pebble Mine

Dr. Al Gross, an independent, has argued that Sen. Dan Sullivan (R) is insufficiently opposed to a proposed mineral mine.
The administration reversed an Obama-era decision, saying the massive gold mine will have no "measurable" environmental impact.
“The record is clear: The Pebble Mine is fundamentally flawed ― it’s the wrong mine in the wrong place.”
Opponents are concerned a mine would harm the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world.
Whatever uncertainty there is about Donald Trump's actual agenda as president -- or more fundamentally about the legitimacy of his presidency -- there can be no doubt about his hostility to environmental protection and progress.
For Northern Dynasty -- and for any potential partner - the hard truth is that the Pebble Mine is going nowhere.
The Pebble Mine should be terminated - once and for all. And when that day comes, when the only thing left of The Pebble Partnership is a mountain of legal bills, don't be surprised if the company's last gasp is an attempt to pass them on to U.S. taxpayers.
Deterioration continues in the financial condition of Northern Dynasty Minerals ("Northern Dynasty" or "NDM") -- a small Canadian exploration company, and the only remaining investor in the once formidable Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble").
Why? Why is a House Science Committee without a single member from Alaska so fixated on something we live and breathe every day, and so oblivious to how strongly we feel as Alaskans?