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Northern Dynasty ready to file application for Pebble’s US CWA 404 permit

By: Henry Lazenby     21st December 2017 Canadian project promoter Northern Dynasty Minerals announced on Thursday that its US-based subsidiary Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) is ready to file an application for a US Clean Water Act (CWA) 404 permit with the US Army Corps of Engineers on Friday. “At the outset of 2017, we established... 

First Quantum breathes new life into Northern Dynasty’s Pebble project

By: Henry Lazenby     18th December 2017 Base metals miner First Quantum Minerals has signed a framework agreement with Northern Dynasty Minerals to work on formalising an option on the controversial Pebble copper/gold project, in south-east Alaska. The announcement on Monday breathes new life into the project billed as the largest... 

EPA considers cancelling Clean Water Act veto on debated Pebble project, Alaska 

By: Henry Lazenby     12th July 2017 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a pre-publication federal register notice to withdraw the July 2014 Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404(c) proposed determination, which would have pre-emotively imposed restrictions on the discharge of dredged or fill material from the Pebble... 

Northern Dynasty’s US unit gets Alaska land use permit

By: Henry Lazenby     12th April 2017 The US-based unit of Northern Dynasty Minerals, the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP), has received approval for a miscellaneous land use permit (MLUP) from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for its ongoing activities at the Pebble project, in south-west Alaska. One of the largest... 

Northern Dynasty, EPA file joint motion to extend stay of proceedings

By: Henry Lazenby     21st March 2017 Canadian project developer Northern Dynasty Minerals on Tuesday said its Alaska-based subsidiary Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have filed a joint motion in federal court to extend a stay of proceedings in ongoing litigation under the Federal... 

Pebble Partnership legal team agrees to cap fees at $1m

By: Henry Lazenby     1st October 2016 The legal team defending the rights of project proponent the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) and parent company Northern Dynasty Minerals has agreed to cap fees at $1-million, to the point where motions for summary judgment in the case have been fully argued to the court and are ripe for... 

‘We’re on the cusp of a resolution,’ says Hunter Dickinson president of Pebble spat 

By: Henry Lazenby     26th January 2016 Director and president of diversified mining group Hunter Dickinson Ron Thiessen believes that project developer Northern Dynasty Minerals’ 100%-owned subsidiary, the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) is close to resolving its dispute with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Speaking at... 

Scathing report faults EPA’s handling of Alaska's Pebble project

By: Henry Lazenby     7th October 2015 An independent review of the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA’s) decision-making process regarding potential mining in south-west Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed has concluded that the agency’s actions were not fair to all stakeholders, raising concerns about alleged possible misconduct... 

Northern Dynasty wins small victory in suit challenging pre-emptive EPA enviro veto

By: Henry Lazenby     5th June 2015 The US federal court has ruled that the lawsuit in which Alaska-focused explorer Northern Dynasty Minerals alleges that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) in advancing the EPA's Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment (BBWA) study and the... 

US Federal Court grants injunction halting EPA process against Alaska’s Pebble

By: Leandi Kolver     25th November 2014 The US Federal District Court has granted the Pebble Limited Partnership’s (PLP’s) request for a preliminary injunction in its litigation against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), PLP parent company Northern Dynasty Minerals reported on Tuesday. The EPA in February announced that it... 

EPA agrees to stay Pebble action pending fed court proceedings

By: Henry Lazenby     25th September 2014 The US federal court in Alaska on Thursday released an order recognising that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had agreed not to take the next step to advance its Clean Water Act Section 404(c) regulatory process regarding south-west Alaska's Pebble project until at least January 2,... 

Comments count climbs after EPA’s Bristol Bay public hearings

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd September 2014 Following a public comment period that ended on Friday, the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) docket containing all comments and submissions regarding its ‘proposed determination’ to restrict the use of certain watersheds in Southwest Alaska as potential disposal sites for mine waste... 

Imperial's Mount Polley mine shuttered after tailings discharge

By: Henry Lazenby     6th August 2014 After a tailings dam broke at the Mount Polley mine, discharging about five-million cubic metres of mine waste in the early hours of Monday, operator Imperial Metals on Tuesday said the copper/gold mine had been placed on care and maintenance pending a full investigation. The TSX-listed firm said... 

Northern Dynasty files suit against EPA Pebble veto

By: Henry Lazenby     22nd May 2014 The discord between Canadian mining hopeful Northern Dynasty Minerals, which plans to develop the Pebble polymetallic deposit in Alaska, and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which had started a seldom-used regulatory process under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to pre-emptively veto the... 

EPA inspector general to investigate Bristol Bay assessment

By: Henry Lazenby     6th May 2014 Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals on Thursday reported that the office of the inspector general of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would carry out an investigation into the EPA's conduct in preparing its assessment on the Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum project, known as the... 

Northern Dynasty appeals EPA’s potential pre-emptive Pebble veto

By: Henry Lazenby     30th April 2014 TSX- and NYSE-listed Northern Dynasty Minerals on Wednesday said that the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) had submitted a comprehensive response to the US Environmental Protection Agency's February letter, in which the federal agency announced it would start a regulatory process under Section... 

EPA continue to study mining impacts of Northern Dynasty’s Pebble

By: Henry Lazenby     1st March 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started a process under the Clean Water Act to investigate potential impacts on the aquatic habitat and fisheries associated with mine development in south-west Alaska. Canadian junior Northern Dynasty Minerals, the proponent of one of the world’s... 

Northern Dynasty appoints regulatory heavyweight to lead Pebble permitting

By: Henry Lazenby     4th February 2014 The proponent of one of the world’s largest undeveloped deposits Northern Dynasty Minerals on Tuesday announced that it has appointed US regulatory lawyer and former chief of staff in the US Department of Interior Thomas Collier as its new CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership, replacing John... 

Northern Dynasty reconsolidates interest in Alaska’s Pebble as Anglo exits

By: Henry Lazenby     13th December 2013 Diversified mining major Anglo American on Friday declared that it had completed its exit from the potent, yet controversial Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum project, in Alaska, after project partner Northern Dynasty Minerals exercised its right to consolidate ownership in the project. Northern... 

Anglo pulls out of controversial Alaskan copper project

By: Martin Creamer     16th September 2013 Diversified mining major Anglo American has decided to withdraw from the Pebble copper, gold and molybdenum project in Alaska, which has evoked strong public opposition from the local fishing community. Anglo expects its year-end write-off of Pebble to total $300-million. Northern Dynasty... 

Creamer Media publishes Canadian Mining Roundup for April 2013

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2013 The April 2013 roundup includes details of Canadian gold miner Kinross Gold’s Tasiast gold mine prefeasibility study, in Mauritania; the Pebble Limited Partnership’s budget for the Pebble project, in south-west Alaska, in the US; and the restart of TSX-listed Ivernia’s Paroo Station lead mine, in... 

Environment assessment for Alaska’s Pebble mine ‘theatre of the absurd’ – Northern Dynasty

By: Henry Lazenby     5th June 2013 Dual-listed project developer Northern Dynasty Minerals has filed a 205-page submission with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to its call for public comments on the revised draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment (BBWA), calling the draft report and the process used to... 

Pebble mine impact to propel US and Alaskan economies

By: Henry Lazenby     31st May 2013 A new report examining the potential economic impact of the proposed Pebble copper, gold and molybdenum mine on the Alaskan and the US economies has found that the mine could support 15 000 American jobs and contribute more than $2.4-billion a year to the US gross domestic product (GDP). The... 

Revised draft EPA report for Alaska project ‘fatally flawed’ – Northern Dynasty

By: Henry Lazenby     29th April 2013 Toronto- and New York-listed Northern Dynasty Minerals recently again criticised the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA’s) release of a revised draft of the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment (BBWA) report originally released last spring, noting that the new report failed to correct the... 

Pebble Partnership approves $80m to advance significant Alaska project

By: Henry Lazenby     22nd April 2013 The Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) has approved a budget of about $80-million to advance the world-class Pebble project, located in south-west Alaska, this year, with the goal of starting permitting under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) before the end of the year. Vancouver-based... 

Alaska’s Pebble partnership appoints VP for environment

By: Henry Lazenby     21st November 2012 TSX-listed Northern Dynasty Minerals on Tuesday said the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) had appointed Dan Easton as VP of environment to lead the Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum project's environmental programme, including permitting and environmental studies. Easton is a civil engineer with 30... 

Pebble mine’s problems underline environmental tensions in Alaska 

By: Simon Rees     14th September 2012 As summer turns to fall in Alaska, mining companies small and large are bringing their primary exploration and development campaigns to a close. They will have also been strengthening community relations and monitoring the environment in which they work. Formulation of plans and feasibility... 

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