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An Ounce of Gold for a Pound of Cure

Kari Stoever | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Kari Stoever

But more than being a precious metal and a hedge against financial apocalypse, the world's gold binge is fueling one of the world's most deadly epidemics -- tuberculosis (TB).

With Major Investors Dumping Pebble Mine, Time to Abandon Project Once and For All

Frances Beinecke | Posted 03.16.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Pebble Mine would carve a massive open pit out of the pristine watershed that feeds the most lucrative wild salmon runs in the world. Every year, tens of millions salmon return to the region, supporting bears, wolves, and whales as well as people.

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

More Bad News for the Pebble Mine: Rio Tinto Announces It May Divest

Joel Reynolds | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Today, in yet another sign that the massive Pebble Mine is doomed, the London-based mining giant Rio Tinto publicly announced that it is considering "divestment" from the uniquely reckless project, proposed for the headwaters of the most productive wild salmon fishery in the world.

As Anglo Exits, Future Murky for Pebble Mine

Tim Sohn | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green
Tim Sohn

Whatever happens next, it seems certain that Pebble's stated goal of releasing a mine plan later this year and applying for mine permits late this year or early next is in serious jeopardy, with Northern Dynasty hobbled, cash-constrained, and getting pummeled in the markets.

'Green News Report' - September 17, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Anglo American, It's Time to Dump Pebble Mine

Taryn Kiekow | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Taryn Kiekow

Pebble Mine is a risk that Anglo American can no longer afford to take. If Anglo American is looking to cut expenses, this is the perfect project to drop. Because local opposition -- and the risks associated with it -- are only increasing.

Independence or Co-Dependence: The Keystone Center and the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

While it claims independence, Keystone has to concede that its client and financial benefactor is the very partnership that wants to build the Pebble Mine and claims already to have spent over half a billion dollars pursuing it.

No Surprises in Pebble's 'Expert' Testimony Against EPA

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA should move forward promptly, upon completion of the peer-review process, to protect the Bristol Bay watershed, its communities, and the irreplaceable wild salmon fishery that sustains them.

The Time to Toss Pebble Mine is Now. Really.

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

Here in Alaska, the proposed Pebble Mine project is not a partisan issue, but it is very political. We have a lot at stake. And right now, we can actually help to influence how this all turns out.

Pebble Mine: A Bad Investment

Joel Reynolds | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

The Pebble Mine makes no sense environmentally, economically, culturally, or legally, and it ought to be abandoned.

Pebble Mine: No Means No!

Joel Reynolds | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

The Pebble Mine is a reckless project, overwhelmingly opposed by the people who live there -- and one that the world cannot afford.

A Gilded Affair with Something AWOL

Lynn Forester de Rothschild | Posted 09.04.2011 | UK
Lynn Forester de Rothschild

The Ronald Reagan Centennial Banquet on Monday night at Guild Hall was a glorious celebration. And yet, for this American, there was one glaring problem. It seemed so small, so wrong, so characteristic of the Obama Administration.

As Companies Gather for Shareholder Meetings, Opposition to Bristol Bay Mine Mounts

Robert Redford | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

I'm not against mining. I am against putting mega-mines where they don't belong.

The Cruelty of Britain's Craven Extradition Policy

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

To stay close to America, Britain signed an extradition treaty which gave more protection to Americans than to Brits. It's a lopsided double standard, and previous ministers have admitted as much.

Say No Now to Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Pebble Mine is a toxic disaster in the making and it should be abandoned. There is no compelling reason to allow a foreign consortium to destroy one of America's great national treasures.

Goodbye to the Anglo-American Special Relationship?

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

In a major policy change, Britain's new leader David Cameron, says he wants US-British relations re-evaluated and made more pragmatic.