It started as a joke.
A likely fatal blow for the project.
Both the mine and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have refused to make the proposed mitigation plan public.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined a small number of Republican elected officials to recognize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and call for an orderly transition to his new administration.
It’s not a full commitment to join with the bipartisan coalition but gives the four-member Bush legislator bloc—House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, I-Dillingham, Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel, and Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak—powerful sway as the House works toward a majority.
And not to mention preposterous.