Discovery of Phosphate in Florida Florida Industrial and Phosphate

There were only two mining plants in the land pebble district in 1890 The Florida Phosphate Company at Phosphoria and the Pharr Phosphate Company at Pebbledale Pharr made the first shipment of land pebble in May 1891 Because of its high cost of production river pebble mining could not compete with land pebble nbsp

Pebble Mine Alaska sides with mining corporation tribes back EPA

8 Jul 2014 In Idaho last week demonstrators illegally dredged a protected stretch of the Salmon River to protest EPA permits for mining in Western watersheds Since January Kansas and seven other rural states have passed symbolic measures opposing the EPA 39 s new power plant emission standards and since nbsp

Pebble Mine One More Indicator That We Are Undoubtedly the

8 Nov 2017 Pebble Mine One More Indicator That We Are Undoubtedly the Dumbest Species on the Planet By Thomas Residents in southwestern Alaska have been fighting the Pebble Mine for decades In October on Look no further than the proposed Pebble Mine in southwestern Alaska 39 s Bristol Bay In 2002 nbsp

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6 Oct 2017 Debate over what to do with the proposed mine 39 s tailings has long been an impediment to moving forward According to Pebble this new plan includes a redesigned Tailings Storage Facility with enhanced safeguards Additionally there would be no facilities in the Upper Taralik Creek watershed and all nbsp

EARTHWORKS Bristol Bay

The Pebble mine is a massive copper gold mine proposed in southwest Alaska at the headwaters of Bristol Bay and the world 39 s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery Alaska 39 s Bristol Bay watershed supplies It would also require the construction of a 100 mile road and a massive power plant Alaska native communities and nbsp

Phosphate Mining The Mosaic Company

At the plant the slurry is moved through a series of washing stations and vibrating screens that physically separate clay sand and pebble sized particles The separated phosphate pebbles are moved through dewatering tanks and onto an inventory pile via conveyor belt The clay particles are then pumped through nbsp

Developing Alaska 39 s Pebble Mine could threaten salmon population

25 Aug 2017 In addition to gold and copper that ground holds millions of tons of sulphur Mixed with air and water sulphur turns to acid Critics of the Pebble Mine worry that acid could get into the watershed destroying one of the last great salmon runs left on the planet The developers of Pebble Mine insist that they nbsp

The controversial mine that 39 s tearing Alaska apart CNN Travel

13 Nov 2017 Should America risk the last great salmon run on Earth to dig what could be the richest mine on the planet At the center of this question is the proposed Pebble Mine a massive mineral deposit worth between 300 billion and 500 billion being pursued by the Canadian mining company Northern nbsp

Pebble Partnership Unveils New Bristol Bay Mine Plan

6 Oct 2017 The backers of the proposed copper and gold mine in the headwaters of Alaska 39 s Bristol Bay have released a new development plan intended to address concerns about the facility 39 s environmental impact The initial plan for Pebble Limited Partnership 39 s quot Pebble Mine quot facility was rejected by the EPA on the nbsp

Pebble Mine is a poison pill for Alaska 39 s wild salmon LA Times

9 Nov 2017 President Trump 39 s EPA may revive long opposed plans for a mine near Bristol Bay threatening the largest remaining salmon fishery in the world

Pebble Mine debate in Alaska EPA becomes target by planning for

15 Feb 2015 As fate would have it a second treasure sits precisely atop the first the spawning ground for the planet 39 s biggest runs of sockeye salmon the lifeline of a fishery that A worker with the Pebble Mine project test drills in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska near the village of Iliamma in this July 13 2007 file photo

EPA Pebble Mine Means 39 Long Term Risk To Salmon Wildlife And

16 Jan 2014 In addition to being three miles long and thousands of feet deep the Pebble mine would require significant new infrastructure such as huge dams to hold back as much as a billion tons of toxic mine waste a 378 megawatt power plant a deepwater port and nearly one hundred miles of new roads and nbsp

Proposed Pebble Mine Has Alaskan Community Focused on Critical

18 Oct 2011 The proposed Pebble Mine has inspired an intense political and social conflict but as residents of this remote city and of villages throughout the Bristol the forum that Pebble would build a gas fired 378 megawatt turbine to generate electricity a power plant big enough to serve the entire Anchorage area

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd The Pebble Deposit Isn 39 t

14 Feb 2017 But this processing requires a great deal of infrastructure and the pristine Bristol Bay region where Pebble is located has almost none Mining Pebble would thus entail building a large power plant a deep water harbor an 86 mile long road an equally long set of pipelines for moving copper concentrate nbsp

81 of native corp opposed to Pebble Mine MINING com

28 Nov 2011 The Pebble Mine copper gold moly project in Southwestern Alaska got hit with another negative poll last week the project maintains that the proposed mine runs a high risk of polluting Bristol Bay in particular due to a massive tailings facility that would need to be built in close proximity to the bay

Pebble Mine Update Alaska Business Monthly November 2017

2 Nov 2017 The Pebble Mine project cleared a major legal and regulatory hurdle in May when it reached a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency The mine is in a remote location 200 miles southwest of Anchorage that would require the construction of an expensive power plant and development of nbsp

Everything Old is New Again Bristol Bay and the Pebble Mine – The

10 Oct 2017 This season in the Nushagak District alone the Nushagak River is one of the drainages that would be impacted by the Pebble Mine the fishery had two single days when over one million sockeye salmon were harvested Processing plants were maxed out in capacity With high prices paid for their catch nbsp

The World Needs Copper Does It Need the Pebble Mine

15 Nov 2017 The fight over the proposed Pebble mine in southern Alaska is a harbinger Global copper demand is expected to grow dramatically Most copper goes into wiring plumbing and infrastructure including bridges water treatment plants and the electrical grid Copper is also used in building construction nbsp

Updates NRDC Pebble Mine

Anglo American and Mitsubishi couldn 39 t pick a much worse place on the planet to dig a 2 000 foot deep open pit mine Sited in a known earthquake zone the Pebble Mine 39 s colossal earthen dams which are supposed to hold back some 10 billion tons of mining waste mixed with toxic chemicals are a disaster waiting to nbsp

New Pebble Mine proposal sweetens the pot for locals KTVA 11

The company 39 s revised proposal for the Pebble Mine project contains prospective revenue sharing programs including Annual checks to Bristol Bay residents of about 500 Profit sharing with village corporations which the company estimates at half a million dollars annually The creation of a new power facility using nbsp

Pebble Partnership Plan

If and when mining is completed at the Pebble Deposit the mine 39 s pit will gradually fill with rain and melt water creating a large deep lake Waste rock will be graded to blend the lake 39 s contours with the natural topography and bare ground will be covered with topsoil and seeded with native plant species Mine drainage at nbsp

Rick Moonen Pebble Mine Threatens the Future of Seafood Civil

17 Oct 2017 As the EPA closes the public comment period for protecting Alaska 39 s Bristol Bay salmon fishery the chef explains why he and many others oppose the mine

Pebble Mine Controversy Annie Boochever

The companies that own the rights to the new find are working hard on what they call the Pebble Project potentially the largest open pit mining operation in North America with a projected value in excess of 300 billion Building the mine would require an 86 mile road a deepwater port and a power plant capable of nbsp

Pebble Project Alaska Mining Technology

The Pebble copper gold molybdenum Project is located in the Bristol Bay region of south western Alaska The proposed Pebble mine has the potential to produce about one third of the United States 39 annual copper needs for many years A 400MW natural gas fired power plant is planned to be built at the mine site

New Pebble Mine Plan Cuts Footprint In Half Radio Kenai

3 Nov 2017 They say it has been engineered withstand the greatest possible seismicity predicted by science Many objections that were voiced against the mine have been addressed with more environmental safeguards In the new plan there is no cyanide plant and nor any waste rock piles Pebble says all water will nbsp

Stop Pebble Mine Home

Environmental Problems with Pebble Picture To build the largest open pit mine in North America at the headwaters of the two largest Sockeye Salmon producing rivers on the planet seems preposterous But that is exactly what two foreign mining companies are proposing in Southwest Alaska at the headwaters of the nbsp

EPA Capitulates to Developers of Alaska 39 s Massive Proposed

12 May 2017 Today the Environmental Protection Agency EPA turned its back on local communities and capitulated to the demands of the developers of Alaska 39 s massive proposed Pebble Mine ending a lawsuit by the developers

A potential neighbor to the Pebble Mine sees both sides Alaska

13 Nov 2017 The Trump administration is currently weighing a decision that could alter the future of the Pebble Mine and the Bristol Bay region communities that would change from coral reef scientists lobbyists wildland firefighters congressmen coal plant operators and coastal homeowners among many others

Comments to EPA on Proposal to Withdraw Proposed Determination

7 Nov 2017 Re Withdrawal of the Proposed Determination for the Pebble Mine in Alaska EPA R10 OW 2017 0369 imposed by EPA 39 s 2014 Proposed Determination the Chamber applauds EPA for understanding the importance of allowing the Pebble Partnership to make its case that it can safely operate its facility

Hardrock Mining National Wildlife Federation

Controversial projects such as the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska Montanore mine in Montana PolyMet mine in northern Minnesota Mt Emmons mine in 394 million tons of waste rock and ore all generating acid Transport of the ore to a mill located at the former LTV Steel Mining Company taconite processing plant

Crushing Alaska 39 s Pebble Mine NRDC

2 Jun 2016 Exploratory drilling at Pebble Mine first came about in 2002 when Northern Dynasty Minerals a small Canadian company proposed the project on 186 The necessary infrastructure roads a major power plant and a new deep water port adjacent to Cook Inlet where belugas are currently fighting for nbsp

Pebble Mine Permitting Process Wild Salmon Center

Chapter 6 Pebble Mine Permitting Process activities affect the public interest the agency has very broad discretion in permitting large mine activi ties ALASKA STAT § 38 05 035 e 6 Further the ADNR is guided by a statute that instructs it to prefer the land use that will be of the greatest economic benefit to the state nbsp

Bristol Bay EPA 39 s Scott Pruitt met with mining CEO CNNPolitics

24 Oct 2017 Pruitt 39 s move to rescind the plan to protect the area if finalized would allow Pebble to submit plans to mine there but does not guarantee that those plans would be approved quot This is a process issue quot Collier told CNN in an interview quot Pruitt is not saying he 39 s not going to veto this project He 39 s just saying nbsp

Alaska Journal Mining Alaska Journal of Commerce

Pebble Limited Partnership has finally done one of the things it has long been criticized for not doing the company released an actual mine plan CEO Tom Collier discussed the major points Kenai Homer and Seward are up for consideration as sites for a new graphite processing plant A Vancouver based company is nbsp

The Stories You Shared Americans Give EPA An Earful On Pebble

30 Oct 2017 Save the quiet for the wilderness In the public arena we roar During the recent comment period on protections for Bristol Bay Earthjustice supporters spoke out in force against Pebble Mine Here 39 s what they had to say

203 748 comments is not enough Speak up for Bristol Bay Hatch

13 Oct 2017 Despite the unequivocal conclusions of the EPA 39 s own investigations and the clearly stated will of the American people under the Trump administration Bristol Bay is once again at risk from Pebble Mine again Industry stooge turned EPA head Scott Pruitt just hours after meeting with the CEO of the Pebble nbsp

Pebble Mine Site Photos Alaska Trekking

Tundra plants in the potential Pebble Mine site Click on photo to see a larger version Click on quot high res quot to get a 2 10 file for 1323 Mosses and rock in the tundra tailings lake area

Pebble Mine Wikipedia

Pebble Mine is the common name of a mineral exploration project investigating a very large porphyry copper gold and molybdenum mineral deposit in the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska near Lake Iliamna and Lake Clark The proposal to mine the ore deposit using large scale operations and infrastructure nbsp

Reversing Obama Trump EPA reaches deal with Pebble mine

12 May 2017 The Trump administration and the mine company have agreed to drop the legal fight and allow Pebble to apply for a federal permit

The Resource War Over Pebble Mine in Alaska 39 s Bristol Bay

28 Jun 2013 The Pebble Limited Partnership has proposed building a 378 megawatt natural gas fired power plant at the mine site and another eight megawatt unit at the port enough electricity for nearly 300 000 homes compared to the 311 000 housing units in the entire state of Alaska Because there are not enough nbsp

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