Is Pebble really dead?
Backers of the proposed Pebble mine are indicating they'll fight the Trump administration's permit denial for the massive gold and copper extraction project in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. That leaves some wondering whether the long-fought mine plan is truly off the table.
Murkowski, Sullivan back Pebble denial; Young ambivalent
Alaska's senators praised the Army Corps of Engineers' decision last week not to permit the proposed Pebble mine in the southwestern part of the state, while the state's sole congressman rued it as a missed economic opportunity.
EPA approves uranium project at edge of Black Hills
EPA yesterday issued final federal permits for a uranium mine proposed at the southwestern edge of South Dakota's Black Hills despite tribal and environmental pushback.
Army Corps rejects Pebble mine permit
The Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for the Pebble copper and gold mine proposed in southwest Alaska.
Enviros ask D.C. Circuit to scrutinize disposal rule
Nine environmental groups are asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review an EPA rule that pushed back deadlines for utilities to begin closing unlined coal ash disposal sites.