Late Friday night a child in Igiugig needed to be medevaced to Anchorage. The small Southwest Alaska village is right at the mouth of the Kvichak River on the south end of Iliamna Lake. LifeMed sent a King Air flight over from Kodiak — that usually takes about 30 minutes. But this year the village’s…
The agreement would allow Pebble access to lands that could prove critical to the development of its mining project in Southwest Alaska.
Pebble CEO Tom Collier says the organization has addressed concerns raised about the initial project in the most recent permit application.
Aside from concerns that the 90-day review period isn’t enough time to examine the 1,400-page document, critics say the draft environmental impact statement’s shortcomings render it insufficient.
In a major development, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble Mine on Wednesday.
Pebble CEO Tom Collier began the roll out of Pebble Mine’s new design early Thursday morning in Anchorage. The company is focusing on a much smaller footprint in the Pebble West deposit only.
This summer AlexAnna Salmon of Igiugig quietly agreed to join the newly formed Pebble advisory committee. The decision was not an easy one for the young leader and mother of six, especially after she saw what happened to Kim Williams. Williams was ousted as the director of Nunamta Aulukestai, and the Bristol Bay Native Corporation…