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Supreme Court rejects Pebble mine, climate and water cases

The decision, marking another chapter in the Pebble mine saga, deals a significant blow to Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican whose administration asked the high court in July to undo EPA’s move to block Pebble and similar extraction projects on state land in southwestern Alaska.

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A Q&A with Mary Peltola, Alaska’s new House Rep

HCN caught up with the Democrat and first Alaska Native person in Congress to talk about balancing development and environmental protection.
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Long-running environmental disputes in Alaska are like the state’s volcanoes. They can be quiet for years, but rumble to life now and then, venting a little steam here, a little lava there. Only once in a while is there a full-blown eruption.

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Alaska Republicans open to EPA Pebble mine veto

The Biden administration’s move to veto the contentious Pebble gold and copper mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed may soothe the state’s Republican senators who in the past have pushed back against federal intervention.

E.P.A. to block Pebble Mine project in Alaska

E.P.A. to block Pebble Mine project in Alaska

The E.P.A. has proposed to ban the disposal of mining waste in the Bristol Bay watershed, a decision that very likely means the end of the Pebble Mine project.
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Alaska’s controversial Pebble Mine fails to win critical permit, likely killing it
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Alaska’s controversial Pebble Mine fails to win critical permit, likely killing it

The immense project would have been one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines, but regulators found it “contrary to the public interest” due to environmental risks in the pristine Alaskan tundra.
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