Rio Tinto mulls selling stake in Pebble owner Northern Dynasty - Reuters

12.23.13

December 23, 2013 - Global miner Rio Tinto said on Monday it is considering the sale of its stake in Canada's Northern Dynasty, owner of the undeveloped Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska. Rio, through a subsidiary, owns a 19.1 percent stake in Northern Dynasty, making it the largest single investor....read more

Rio Tinto considers cutting ties to Alaska's Pebble mine - Anchorage Daily News

12.23.13

By: Rachel D'oro December 23, 2013 -- ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — London-based mining giant Rio Tinto announced Monday it plans to conduct a review of the Pebble Mine prospect in southwest Alaska, including whether to cut its ties with the proposed project....read more

Citizen initiative on Bristol Bay heads for ballot - Cordova Times

12.23.13

December 23, 2013 -- Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has certified the citizen initiative for a measure to require legislative approve for future large-scale metallic sulfide mines in the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve....read more

Treadwell certifies Bristol Bay initiative - Anchorage Daily News

12.23.13

The Associated Press December 23, 2013 -- Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on Monday certified a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region....read more

Laine Welch: Fisheries give generously to food banks, education - Anchorage Daily News

12.22.13

Want to know at a glance how many fishing boats call the Kenai Peninsula Borough home? It's 1,089. Or what percentage of Wrangellites fish for a living? Just more than 15 percent. Or how many skippers plus crew fish out of Juneau? Seven hundred and five....read more