mining

NWF, Sage, Orvis and Sportsmen Around Country Say “NO!” to Pebble Mine

Yesterday, 363 sport groups and businesses sent a letter to Lisa Jackson, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, asking her to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay region and its world class fishing …

Jewelers Value Wildlife Over Gold

Two foreign corporations propose building the largest gold and copper mine in North America (ironically named the Pebble Mine) in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Recognizing that a mine …

Virginia’s Cold Water Streams Dealt a Major Blow

Virginia’s treasured cold water streams and associated fisheries and wildlife have just been dealt a major blow while the coal lobby won a huge victory in the General Assembly with …

Alaska Natives Speak Out Against Pebble Mine

While visiting Anchorage I had the pleasure to join in solidarity with Alaska natives to voice my opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine – a proposal is to build one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines entrenched at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s unparalleled wild salmon fishery.

Public Lands, Private Profit: NBC Looks at Need for Mining Reform

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy You can learn more about the National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to modernize America’s mining laws at OurPublicLands.org.

Mining Around a “Grand” American Treasure

The development of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has been a tug of war between mining companies, local residents and government agencies. While visitors to the Grand Canyon area …

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