Response to the EPA

The EPA released a revised Bristol Bay assessment that remains biased and a threat to natural resource development projects nationwide.

Tell the EPA that preemptively stopping a project before an application is submitted for review sets a dangerous precedent for the U.S. regulatory system and that the Pebble Project deserves consideration and due process. Submit comments in writing to the EPA by June 30, 2013, discouraging the agency from undermining economic diversity in Alaska.

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Economic Study

A recent economic study, authored by IHS Global Insight, shows a wide range of substantial economic impacts development of the Pebble deposit could pose for the state of Alaska and the nation. Among the many aspects of the project, the study revealed annual tax contributions to the Lake & Peninsula Borough ranging between $29 to $33 million, roughly 15,000 jobs during a conceptual 25-year production phase, and annual operating costs upwards of $1 billion.

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February 03, 2014

Pebble Names Shively Board Chair and Collier CEO

Anchorage, AK—The Pebble Partnership today announced that Pebble CEO John Shively will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Pebble Project—a move that allows Shively to be a part of the strategic leadership team for advancing the project. With this move, PLP will appoint Tom Collier to the position of CEO for the company.

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January 20, 2014

Pebble Statement Re: Senator Begich's Position on the Pebble Project

We are disappointed that Senator Begich has come out against thousands of new jobs, hundreds of millions in state revenue, and potentially billions in economic activity for Alaska. We also are stunned that an Alaskan Senator supports the EPA--a federal agency acting unilaterally--to make decisions about future development on state land in Alaska...

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January 15, 2014

EPA’s Plagued Assessment Fails on Many Fronts

Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively had the following comment about the release of a final Bristol Bay assessment from the EPA:

 

“We have maintained all along that the Bristol Bay watershed assessment process has been rushed and thus has resulted in two very flawed documents…

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September 17, 2013

Message from John Shively, CEO, Pebble Limited Partnership

Development of the mineral resources at Pebble, with our stated commitment to co-exist with the fishery, remains an important project for Alaska. The project, when developed, will generate almost 1,000 direct Alaskan jobs, nearly $200 million in annual revenue for the state and local governments, and over one billion dollars in annual economic activity.

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