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2014-04-16 12:24:05

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Dallas Safari Club, Bull Moose Sportsmen's Alliance, and others show strong support for protecting Bristol Bay WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 14 leading sportsmen's and conservation groups expressed their strong opposition to the Regulatory Fairness Act, which would halt the EPA's efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. The groups sent a letter outlining their concerns to the co-sponsors of...

2014-04-07 08:23:30

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that Rio Tinto has advised management that it intends to divest of its 19.1% shareholding in Northern Dynasty by way of gifting its shares to two Alaskan charitable foundations. This decision follows Rio Tinto's December 23, 2013 announcement of a strategic asset review, to include its shareholding in Northern Dynasty. Northern Dynasty...

2014-03-18 08:22:46

-- In-Pit Indicated Resources of 14.1 million tonnes at an average grade of 1.08% copper containing 334 million pounds of copper at a 0.5% copper cutoff -- In-Pit Inferred Resources of 109.6 million tonnes at an average grade of 0.94% copper containing 2.3 billion pounds of copper at a 0.5% copper cutoff -- Below-Pit Inferred Resources of 55.6 million tonnes at an average grade of 2.81% copper...

2014-02-28 16:21:50

VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") acknowledges that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a process under the Clean Water Act to investigate potential impacts on aquatic habitat and fisheries associated with mine development in southwest Alaska. This EPA process, which is a continuation of the Bristol Bay Assessment study initiated in 2011, will include consultation...

2014-02-04 08:24:05

VANCOUVER, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announced today that Thomas C. (Tom) Collier, a respected US regulatory lawyer based in Washington DC and former Chief of Staff in the U.S. Department of Interior, has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP), replacing John Shively. Collier has served as senior external counsel to...

2014-01-15 16:21:02

Final EPA Assessment concludes $1.5 billion Bristol Bay fishery threatened by the Pebble Mine ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After two rounds of scientific peer reviews and public comment periods that generated over one million responses, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its final Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment (BBWA), which details the dangers of hardrock mining on the Bristol Bay Watershed and its commercial fishery. With its science now finalized...

2013-12-13 08:21:47

Anglo American completes withdrawal from the Pebble Limited Partnership VANCOUVER, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces that it has exercised its right to acquire Anglo American (US) Pebble LLC's ("Anglo American") interest in the Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP"). Northern Dynasty has now re-acquired 100% ownership and control of the Pebble Partnership. All...

2013-10-23 12:23:31

GROUP WILL BEGIN RUNNING TELEVISION ADS AND GRASSROOTS ORGANIZING ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse coalition of Alaskans today announced the formation of Bristol Bay United (BBU). BBU will demand action from the Obama Administration and elected officials to stop the Pebble Mine and protect Alaska's jobs and way of life. Scientific studies show that an open-pit mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska could destroy up to 90 miles of streams and 4,800 acres of wetlands, and require...

2013-09-16 04:20:29

VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that Anglo American (US) Pebble LLC ("AA Pebble"), a wholly owned US subsidiary of Anglo American plc ("Anglo American"), has given notice under the Pebble limited partnership agreement that it is withdrawing from the Pebble copper project in Alaska. Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, said: "Despite our belief that Pebble...

2013-09-04 08:23:53

VANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; AMEX: MKT) ("Northern Dynasty" or "the Company") announces that Ken Pickering has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Pickering is a Professional Engineer and mining executive with 40 years of experience in a variety of capacities in the natural resources industry. He has led the development, construction and operation of world-class mining projects in Canada, Chile, Australia,...