Bristol Bay, EPA’s Risk assessment and the mine plan that isn’t yet a plan

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Last week (Jan 21, 2014), EPA released its risk assessment of the impact of large scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed on the ecosystem of the watershed. The report evaluates potential mining of the Pebble deposit. The report is … Continue reading

Why do we always find ourselves in this mess? — The constant cycles of commodity prices & production costs

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This past week, I have had two conversations with friends that lead me to this post. Both friends work in gold mines and are worried due to uncertainty, brought on by the recent drop in gold price. It seems like … Continue reading