The Farm Bill Is Back, Firm Withdraws from Pebble Project, the Art of Tenkara and more 9-18-2013

The Roosevelt Report
Sept 17
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Firm Withdraws from Pebble Mine Project Perkins

Image courtesy of the Ken Moorish.

British mining giant Anglo American is abandoning its effort to develop Alaska’s Pebble Mine, leaving Canadian explorer Northern Dynasty Minerals alone in its attempt to push through the massive and controversial project.

The proposed Pebble Mine Complex could produce as much as 10 billion tons of mine waste that would have to be treated and stored in perpetuity. The mine could cause adverse effects to the area’s fisheries.

Read more via Anchorage Daily News.

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Newsletter TRCP Top 5
1) Wetlands Guidance? That’s Crazy Talk, Apparently Field & Stream
2) Can Government Plan for Coexistence of Energy and Wildlife? The Bismarck Tribune
3) EPA to Revise Climate Rule for New Power Plants The Washington Post

4) Oil and Gas Leases Throw a Wrench in Utah’s Big Wilderness Deal High Country News

5) The Farm Bill Is Back Politico

Newsletter Highlights Revised

TeaganLearning the Art of Tenkara with Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard

Patagonia hosted a women’s fly fishing press event held near Ashton, Idaho, earlier this month. TRCP’s Mia Sheppard attended the event with her daughter Teagan (pictured here).

Read one participant’s recap and check out photos from the event via Jessica McGlothlin’s Fire Girl Photography Blog.

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