Plastics & Health: The hidden costs of a plastic planet

March 22, 2019 • Earthworks | Center for International Environmental Law | et al

Protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine

The Army Corps of Engineers is currently taking public comment on the draft environmental review – a process that could make or break the future of Bristol Bay. We need your voice to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay, and all those who depend on it.
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Pebble Mine: Unprecedented Waste Water and Perpetual Pollution

February 26, 2019 • Bonnie Gestring
The Army Corps of Engineers has just released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Pebble Mine.  Northern Dynasty is proposing a “smaller” mine plan, but don’t be fooled. They intend to expand if they receive a permit,… More »

Pebble enviro impact statement proves EPA right, mine incompatible with salmon

February 22, 2019
“The draft environmental impact statement the Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday highlights the unacceptable consequences of the proposed Pebble Mine on the world’s greatest wild salmon fishery and those that depend on it. After years of study, EPA amassed… More »

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Norway approves mine project that will destroy fjord and Indigenous Saami livelihoods

February 14, 2019 • Ellen Moore
Government approves mine that will dump toxic mine waste directly into National Salmon fjord The Norwegian government gave the final permit to Nussir ASA to begin mining operations that would dump 30 million tonnes of highly toxic mine waste into… More »

International organizations speak out on multimillion-dollar claim against Guatemala over failed mine at ‘La Puya’

January 31, 2019 • Ellen Moore
Earthworks and international allies spoke out today in support of communities under threat from a $300 million dollar claim filed by US mining company, Kappes, Cassiday & Associates (KCA) in December 2018 against the State of Guatemala. Since 2011, the… More »

Statement: International Groups Denounce US Mining Company’s Claim Against Guatemala

January 31, 2019 • Earthworks

Pebble mine is not dead! Here are the top four reasons it should be.

January 31, 2019 • Bonnie Gestring
The Army Corps of Engineers is on the brink of releasing the draft environmental review for the proposed Pebble Mine, a massive open pit mine proposed at the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay. The controversial mine threatens the world’s largest… More »