The first court decision could come as early as October in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to use Clean Water Act authority to preempt mining at the Pebble project southwest of Anchorage, according to the president of the company planning the mine.
Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency’s proposal to block Pebble mine development.
International Tower Hills Ltd. is continuing its work on the large Livengood gold project about 70 miles north of Fairbanks. The focus now is on reducing costs and optimizing the production process.
KENAI — The consortium planning the North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas export project has reached another milestone.
A proposed $6 billion gold mine in the Kuskokwim region is progressing after an agreement between the company interested in developing the project and the village Native corporation that has surface rights in the area.
The Pogo gold mine, near Delta east of Fairbanks, keeps growing. More gold is being found, and it’s sufficient to replace what is being produced each year.
The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its push to block the potential Pebble copper and gold mine.