Pebble Mine: Unprecedented Waste Water and Perpetual Pollution
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 »
Norway approves mine project that will destroy fjord and Indigenous Saami livelihoods
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’
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 »
Pebble mine is not dead! Here are the top four reasons it should be.
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 »