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Disappointed by the unambiguous rejection of his company's charges of EPA misconduct, Pebble's CEO Tom Collier immediately condemned the investigation he'd requested as "an embarrassing failure" and a "whitewash".
Canadian exploration company Northern Dynasty Minerals is the only partner remaining in the once formidable Pebble Partnership - the poorly-funded proponent of the reckless scheme to build a massive mine in the headwaters of the world's greatest wild salmon fishery.
When someday the story of the Pebble Mine is told, 2014 may be best remembered as the year when all that remained of the once formidable Pebble Partnership was a bunch of lawyers for hire.
It’s not only people concerned about any benefit Iran might get who were worried about giving American forest land to a foreign
The firm, Rio Tinto, owns a uranium mine in Africa in which Iran owns a 15 percent stake. A bill that backers could not get
Members of Congress complained that a deal to give sacred Native American forest land to Rio Tinto, a partner in mining with Iran, skirts the will of Congress.
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Consider former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson (R ), who in 2012 had been hammering then-Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin in
This mounting army of workers worries incessantly and survives only because of government and family assistance. CEOs and corporations gorge themselves on profits made on the suffering of workers trapped in this life of frightening instability called the precariat.
We've gone each year to fight the Pebble Mine -- a 21st century example of what the mining industry will do if given free reign, based on promises of safety, sustainability, and technological innovation that can't be kept and must not be believed.
This leaves Canadian mining company Northern Dynasty without a partner for development of the mine, a process it cannot afford to undertake on its own.
Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining companies in the world, announced today that it is abandoning once and for all the giant Pebble Mine proposed for the Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska.
Rio Tinto has already pledged to undertake a "strategic review" of its investment in Pebble, including possible divestment
Pebble Mine would carve a massive open pit out of the pristine watershed that feeds the most lucrative wild salmon runs in the world. Every year, tens of millions salmon return to the region, supporting bears, wolves, and whales as well as people.
Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.
Today, in yet another sign that the massive Pebble Mine is doomed, the London-based mining giant Rio Tinto publicly announced that it is considering "divestment" from the uniquely reckless project, proposed for the headwaters of the most productive wild salmon fishery in the world.
The Pebble Mine is opposed by over 80 percent of the region's residents who, along with the region's wildlife, depend on the health of the wild salmon fishery for their survival, as their ancestors have for millennia.
Coal exports are good for the environment -- they are actually saying this. In Oregon and Washington State the coal industry has been pushing this line at town hall meetings, government hearings, and lobby visits.
McCain told The Huffington Post he didn't know about the mining operation's Iranian links. "I'm not sure what they do ... This