Pebble CEO resigns as Congress considers probe
Tom Collier, chief executive of the company behind Alaska's Pebble mine project, resigned yesterday after videotapes showed him bragging about using political connections to grease the plan's permitting. Up next: congressional scrutiny.
Antitrust concerns loom over proposed merger of top miners
As the sun sets on coal in the electric power sector, analysts say suppliers will look to consolidate to ride out the industry's decline.
Green sting: Pebble execs brag about influence in secret tape
Pebble mine developers flaunted their friendship with Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) and their ability to lobby the White House in covertly recorded videos released yesterday by an environmental group.
Bill would prevent development in N.M. watershed
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at preventing mining on public lands near a New Mexico river known for outdoor recreation.
Judge stamps $150M deal to clean up Mont. copper mining site
A federal court yesterday approved a $150 million deal to clean up a former mining site in Montana that has been a toxic source of water pollution for decades.