Huge Development in the Pebble Mine Fight
News came out yesterday that one of the two companies proposing to build the infamous Pebble Mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska has backed away from the project entirely. While this is a major win for the multitude of people standing in opposition of this mine (which poses a threat to one of the last great wild salmon runs in the world), the fight is still far from over as the other investing company in this equation, Northern Dynasty Minerals, has said they will continue to push forward with their proposal.
Hopefully this move is one more step towards Northern Dynasty realizing that they are pretty much on an island by themselves on this issue: everybody else has recognize the risk and has decided that the rewards don’t outweigh them.
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