Pebble Mine

File photo of Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA).  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Wash. Senators Praise EPA Move On Pebble Mine

Washington’s U.S. senators are praising a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency for starting a process that could potentially restrict the development of proposed gold-and-copper mine in southwest Alaska.


File photo of U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK).  (credit: Alex Wong /Getty Images)

Begich Speaks Out Against Proposed Pebble Mine

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has come out against the proposed Pebble Mine, calling it “the wrong mine in the wrong place for Alaska.”


Sam Walsh, chief executive officer of Rio Tinto Group.  (credit: Aaron Bunch/Getty Images)

Rio Tinto Urged To Cut Ties To Alaska Mine Project

The chief financial officers of New York City and the state of California have asked Rio Tinto plc to sell its shares of the company behind the proposed Pebble Mine project in southwest Alaska.


Villagers take part in a meeting about the Pebble Mine on August 27, 2013.  (credit: Bill Roth/Getty Images)

Pebble Lays Off Workers After Partner Pulls Out

The group behind the proposed Pebble Mine is laying off workers after one of the partners in the controversial project pulled out.