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Why Anglo walked away from the planet’s richest undeveloped gold deposit

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By Jennifer Krill

September 27, 2013

The BusinessWeek story asks Why Miners Walked Away From the Planet's Richest Undeveloped Gold Deposit and partly answers its own question.

We appreciate the shout-out. But we also want to make it clear that the Bristol Bay Protection pledge and market pressure from the No Dirty Gold campaign are just one part of a broad effort in which dozens of tribes, conservation groups, and business played a part. Credit is due to this diverse coalition of Native Alaskans, commercial and recreational fishermen, chefs, students, and many others.

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Tagged with: no dirty gold, bristol bay, anglo american, pebble, cynthia carroll, northern dyansty


California Comes out of the Fracking Closet

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By Jennifer Krill

September 12, 2013

Senator Fran Pavley’s (D – Agoura Hills) bill to regulate fracking and acidizing for oil and gas passed the California Assembly by a vote of 47-17 yesterday. Earthworks had initially supported SB 4, but we withdrew our support after the bill was weakened at the last minute by the oil and gas industry and California’s surprisingly pro-drilling Governor Jerry Brown, just days before it came to a floor vote.

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Tagged with: fracking, california, acidizing, doggr, sb4, fran pavley, ceqa


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