I hadn’t heard about this until I read the Denver Post today.
Proposed mine could have dreadful impact. By Charlie Meyers. Denver Post
The project would have a huge impact on wild salmon fisheries in Alaska. It also involves two dams, one larger than the Three Gorges Dam in China.
As usual in the Bush Administration, the BLM is facilitating the matter even as opposition in Alaska and elsewhere grows.
Here is a link to one of many grassroots opponents of the mine, the Renewable Resources Coalition. “Pebble Mine- Bristol Bay, Alaska: The Pebble Open Pit Gold & Copper Mine puts at risk the most spectacular and abundant ecosystem in North America.”