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$4M drilling program underway at graphite prospect

Pebble’s EPA fight moves through court

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.

EPA holds first public hearing on proposal to veto Pebble

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.

Livengood owners focused on costs, optimizing production

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.

Permit filed to export Alaska LNG

KENAI — The consortium planning the North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas export project has reached another milestone.

Kuskokwim Corp. inks deal with Donlin Gold

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.

Exploration, expansion strategy at Pogo will extend mine life

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.

EPA moves to block Pebble as House moves to block EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its push to block the potential Pebble copper and gold mine.

FISH FACTOR: Bristol Bay sockeye salmon run strong, but prices aren’t

Fort Knox gold output dips, but will still be top producer

Ambler Road proponents dismiss conflict of interest claims

Gold prices, mining activity hold steady compared to 2013