In latest blow to Pebble prospect, mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out - Anchorage Daily News

4.7.14

By Sean Cockerham Anchorage Daily News April 7, 2014 -- WASHINGTON - Global mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out of the Pebble mine project in Alaska, the latest blow to the controversial plan to build an open pit mine in the best wild salmon stronghold in the world....read more

Following lead of Anglo American, Rio Tinto leaves Pebble project - Alaska Dispatch

4.7.14

By: Alaska Dispatch April 7, 2014 -- Rio Tinto, a British and Australian mining company, announced Monday it was ending its involvement in the Pebble project, a controversial gold, copper and molybdenum play in Southwest Alaska....read more

Anchorage Daily News Our View: HB77's demise is welcome

4.5.14

By: Anchorage Daily News April 5, 2014 -- HB 77 Grass-roots foes kill bad bill Opposing voices were many, strong and steady. As a result, House Bill 77, the governor's effort to "streamline" development permitting, will die in committee....read more

Lawmakers Shelve Controversial Permitting Bill - APRN

4.3.14

A controversial permitting bill has been sentenced to die in committee. By: Alexandria Gutierrez Alaska Public Radio Network April 3, 2014 -- Senate Resources Chair Cathy Giessel sent out a press release on Thursday evening announcing that the resources committee will not hold any more hearings on HB77....read more

Curious about recent updates to HB77?

3.11.14

Even though it's been almost a year since we've seen any movement on House Bill 77 in the legislature, you've voiced your opposition loud and clear to our lawmakers. More ...read more