Murkowski offered no additional details on what such Congressional protection would entail.
If anyone was Dunleavy to shift course after nearly two years of quietly boosting the mine behind the scenes—with potential investors and even with President Donald Trump—they were destined to be disappointed.
“I’m against Pebble Mine and would do everything I could to veto the permitting of the Pebble Mine,” Gross said. “Once and for all this project needs to go away.”
Pebble’s parent company says Collier “embellished” his relationship with Alaska’s elected officials.
“He’s gonna try to ride out the election and remain quiet,” the execs said of U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan.
“The project, as proposed, would likely result in significant degradation of the environment and would likely result in significant adverse effects.”
“As President, I will do what President Trump has failed to do: listen to the scientists and experts to protect Bristol Bay — and all it offers to Alaska, our country, and the world.”
“The headwaters of Bristol Bay and the surrounding fishery are too unique and fragile to take any chances with.”
Alaska’s U.S. Rep. Don Young compared the amendment to rat turds.
The decision to lift the 2014 protections on Bristol Bay amounted to an unreviewable enforcement decision, the court ruled.