Pebble Mine Mining News

Pebble mine a step closer to reality as EPA to withdraw restrictions

The agency has proposed revoking its 2014 determination banning any large-scale mine in the area where Pebble would be built on the grounds it would damage the region’s key salmon industry.

Northern Dynasty announces Pebble Project advisory committee

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alaska-based Pebble Limited Partnership announced today it has received commitments from five prominent Alaskan and national figures to serve as founding members of an Advisory Committee formed to provide independent, external advice as the Pebble Project advances into federal and state permitting.

EPA, Northern Dynasty settle dispute over Pebble mine

Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has injected new life into the long-stalled and controversial copper-gold-silver project near Bristol Bay, southwest Alaska.

Alaska approves key permit for Pebble copper-gold mine, with conditions

Permit allows Northern Dynasty to work in the area for the next 12 months, but it includes requirements for state inspections, as well as an unprecedented $2 million guarantee as back stop for exploration clean-up.

Northern Dynasty slams short-seller report as class-suit looms

Rebuttal comes as shareholders launched an investigation over possible false and misleading statements made by the miner about its Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska.

Northern Dynasty stock hammered by short-seller report

Shares in the Canadian miner behind the stalled Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska nosedived after a report branded the venture as “worthless.”

EPA accused of collusion after staffer admits he aided Pebble Mine foes

EPA staff either set out to block the controversial Pebble mine by colluding with anti-mining activists, or proposed scientifically appropriate restrictions protecting southwestern Alaska from the proposal for North America's largest open-pit mine.

Two years of emails from EPA employee responsible for Pebble mine rejection lost — report

Northern Dynasty Minerals, parent company of the Pebble mine proponent, disappointed at the narrow scope and limited findings of government probe.

Alaska’s Pebble mine scores win after court orders EPA to back off

A federal judge has ruled in favour of the Pebble mine project, putting a temporary halt on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay.

Northern Dynasty scores temporary win in battle against EPA

U.S. federal court won't make a final decision until at least January 2, 2015.

Will the KSM project suffer the same fate as Pebble?

Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.

Pebble Mine may be blocked by 'sparingly used' regulation

Northern Dynasty Minerals dropped 7.69% to 78 cents on Friday.

Alaska to join Pebble Partnership in lawsuit against EPA over mine project

They oppose the agency's latest decision, which may block development of the Pebble mine before any permit application has been filed.

EPA sued over process that could block Pebble Mine in Alaska

The suit says the agency may kill the project before mine plans are finalized or it’s evaluated through the permitting process.

Rio Tinto walks away from massive Pebble copper-gold project

Rio becomes the second large diversified miner, after Anglo American, to back out of the project in less than seven months.

Politicians decry EPA's move toward a 'premature veto' on Pebble mine

On Friday that US Environmental Protection Agency blocked the issuance of a key permit, for the time being.

EPA continues process to study mining impacts in southwest Alaska

Northern Dynasty responds to EPA's announcement.

Northern Dynasty tanks as EPA blocks issuance of key permit

Northern Dynasty lost 32% on its share price Friday.

EPA stands by claim that Pebble mine would harm Bristol Bay wildlife, economy

Mine proponents have called the EPA's review an attempted 'pre-emptive veto.'

Rio considers dumping stake in Pebble mine’s owner Northern Dynasty

Through a subsidiary, Rio owns 19% of Northern Dynasty, making it the largest single investor.

Northern Dynasty share price rises 12% as company officially reclaims 100% of Pebble project

Northern Dynasty share price gains 12%.

EPA admits to spending over $2 million on Pebble Mine assessment

White House EPA nominee grilled over watershed assessment.