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2011-04-12 09:23:00

Trillium and Calvert-Led Investor Coalition Asks EPA for Clean Water Act (CWA) Review for Pebble Copper and Gold Mine, Sited for the Headwaters of the Bristol Bay Fishery Reserve BOSTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 investor organizations representing over $170 billion in assets are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to initiate a review process under the Clean Water Act to evaluate the mine waste impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine on Alaska's...

2011-03-29 16:14:00

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chefs, restaurateurs and food lovers from across the country called on the federal Environmental Protection Agency to use its authority to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska's wild salmon fishery from the dangers of the proposed Pebble Mine. Nearly 200 people - including Chefs Tom Colicchio, Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, Barton Seaver and Nora Pouillon - sent a letter on Tuesday to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, urging her to use the agency's authority...

2011-02-24 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A united coalition of fishing, hunting and sporting organizations from nearly every U.S. state joined together on Thursday to ask the federal Environmental Protection Agency to use its authority to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the dangers of the proposed Pebble Mine. More than 360 organizations, ranging from fly fishing groups to big game hunters, signed a letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, urging her to use the agency's authority...

2011-02-23 16:23:00

Wardrop completes independent Preliminary Assessment report based on concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility-level study programs completed by Pebble Partnership and Northern Dynasty Preliminary Assessment describes and assigns potential economic value to three mine development cases comprising 25, 45 and 78 years of open pit mining and a nominal processing rate of 200,000 tons per day For the Pebble Project,...

2011-02-07 15:48:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Natives, the commercial fishing industry and sportsmen applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's announcement today to conduct a scientific assessment of the Bristol Bay watershed. "Today's announcement from the EPA is a great first step toward protecting Bristol Bay from the dangers of Pebble Mine," said Tim Bristol, Director of Trout Unlimited's Alaska Program. "We are pleased the EPA is doing the right thing by starting...

2010-11-22 09:39:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- All eyes are on Alaska this month as "Sarah Palin's Alaska" debuts to high ratings on TLC. Viewers were wowed by breathtaking images of the arctic wonderland, but behind the scenery, there's a darker reality facing the Last Frontier. National Geographic's December issue, which is now available online, delves into the brewing controversy surrounding a potential mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay, and has sparked international concern over what...

2010-06-02 21:08:02

Preserving population diversity stabilizes fisheries, ecosystems and the economies that depend upon them The many populations of sockeye salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska act like a diversified portfolio of investments, buffering fisheries and incomes from the ups and downs of particular stocks. Sockeye salmon are one of the most valuable fisheries in the U.S., and since 1950, more than 60% of that value has come from Bristol Bay. A new study in the June 3 issue of Nature quantifies, for the...

2010-02-01 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE Amex: NAK) announces that the Pebble Limited Partnership ("PLP" or the "Pebble Partnership") has provided an updated mineral resource estimate for southwest Alaska's Pebble Project, confirming it as one of the world's most significant undeveloped copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry deposits and North America's most important mineral development opportunity. Additional core drilling conducted at the Pebble...

2009-11-05 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") (TSX: NDM; NYSE Amex: NAK) announces that the Pebble Fund for Sustainable Bristol Bay Fisheries and Communities ("Pebble Fund"), a community investment fund established by the Pebble Limited Partnership ("PLP" or "Pebble Partnership") in 2008, has distributed nearly $600,000 in grants to 18 nonprofit groups, school districts, youth projects, village and tribal council recipients in...

2009-04-09 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE Amex: NAK) announces that the Pebble Fund for Sustainable Bristol Bay Fisheries and Communities, established by the Pebble Limited Partnership ("PLP" or the "Pebble Partnership") last year, will dispense its first $1 million in grants to 33 successful applicants this spring. The Pebble Fund was established in February 2008 as a five-year, $5 million commitment to support community-led initiatives that...


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