Friday, February 7, 2014

Oregon Rep on Board: anti-Pebble Mine
Proposed Pebble Mine Plan. In this image, the pit is approximately two
miles wide, while the toxic tailings lagoon covers nearly 20 square miles.
©Bristol Bay Alliance with image from Northern Dynasty Minerals
Yes, that Pebble Mine - it has not quite gone away yet...though, thanks to YOUR comments and activities the plan continues to struggle to get off the ground but the arguments continue. EPA reports are in and assessments have been made and the arguments continue. Backers have pulled out, corporations have removed their support and funding but the argument continues.

Now Congress is once again taking note and taking part - and another Oregon representative is taking part: