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Internal Memos Reveal EPA Worked Behind The Scenes To Kill Alaska Mine Project
Fox News ^ | 5-1-2014 | Fox News

Posted on 05/01/2014 5:51:42 PM PDT by blam

Edited on 05/01/2014 6:10:40 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON The Environmental Protection Agency came under fire Thursday after new emails surfaced that allegedly show government officials worked in secret with tribal leaders and other environmental groups to preemptively oppose the controversial Pebble Mine project in Alaska before a review was even conducted.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: alaska; communists; epa; fedmob; mines; pebblemine
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The Communists now control every department of government and see no reason to obey the law.
1 posted on 05/01/2014 5:51:42 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

That Gina McCarthy dude looks scary. I mean, I wouldn’t want to mess with him in some dark alley someplace.


2 posted on 05/01/2014 5:54:41 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: blam
Now that the Federal gov sees no reason to obey the law neither do I.

Forward, Banana Republic!

3 posted on 05/01/2014 5:57:49 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: blam

Collusion is an agreement between two or more parties, sometimes illegal and therefore secretive, to limit open competition by deceiving, misleading, or defrauding ..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collusion

don’t worry. only big evil oil companies are guilty of this.
It is always about control with this administration.

Report: Obama Appointees Using Secret Email Accounts
http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/303259-report-obama-appointees-using-secret-email-accounts

Senate Republicans Use Democrats’ Own Words to Reveal Broken Promises on “Transparency” - Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpgO5Lgq3SE&feature=player_embedded


4 posted on 05/01/2014 6:01:19 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: fhayek

Bull dyke.


5 posted on 05/01/2014 6:03:44 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: blam
"Alaska is a long way from Washington, D.C.,” Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., told Fox News. “There is no reason for Washington, D.C., to run affairs in Alaska.”

I suppose Oklahoma is a lot closer to Alaska... just sayin.

The fact of the matter is that the local Alaskans that depend upon the Salmon harvest in the area that WILL BE affected by this mine, DO NOT wish to risk destroying their livelihood.

Copper mining is one of the most environmentally unfriendly mining operations there is. Just saying.

6 posted on 05/01/2014 6:04:09 PM PDT by Rodamala
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“neutral and scientific review”

Has the EPA ever done that? No wonder so many consider the government to be a mortal enemy.


7 posted on 05/01/2014 6:05:49 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: Rodamala

That doesn’t explain why the EPA was intent on killing the project two years before any study was done.


8 posted on 05/01/2014 6:08:21 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: blam

Deauthorize the EPA.

Any serious candidate for POTUS has to have this a a campaign promise.


9 posted on 05/01/2014 6:11:01 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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Phil North in his EPA office in Anchorage, his first station in Alaska, before moving to Kenai in 1998.

10 posted on 05/01/2014 6:11:17 PM PDT by kcvl
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his 20-plus-year career with the Environmental Protection Agency


11 posted on 05/01/2014 6:12:08 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Rodamala

Do you like electricity? Then we need copper.


12 posted on 05/01/2014 6:14:18 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: DariusBane

This location is risky...


13 posted on 05/01/2014 6:19:03 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: blam

In 2008, two years before Parker and the tribes’ electrifying letter, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation gave nearly $3 million to Alaska groups for purposes they described as, “Pebble mine campaign coordination,” and $766,000 more in 2010, according to their Form 990 reports. Moore gave activists two years to pressure EPA in preparation for Parker’s and the tribes’ letter.

http://www.conservativeactionalerts.com/2013/08/behind-alaskas-pebble-mine-controversy-is-a-hidden-influence-whodunit/


14 posted on 05/01/2014 6:19:08 PM PDT by kcvl
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In fact, the agency leadership had not made a decision on whether to proceed to 404(c) action until the scientific analysis was complete," the EPA said.

Sure they will wait until they have sucked every possible dime in fees for processing application paper work from the mining company before disapproving the project.

15 posted on 05/01/2014 6:26:48 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: blam; cracker45; Tainan; Jet Jaguar; SENTINEL; redpoll; ArmyTeach; Eska; hattend; hosepipe; ...

Alaska ping.


16 posted on 05/01/2014 6:27:51 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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Five of the Worst EPA Fails

1.Gina McCarthy’s former deputy stole $900,000 from the EPA

2.Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson still hasn’t come clean about her email addresses

3.EPA is in violation of a subpoena regarding their costly regulations

4.EPA colluded with radical environmental interests to block the building of a pebble mine-before they could even submit a plan

5.The EPA’s own Inspector General admits that their employees have trouble understanding science!

http://www.atr.org/five-worst-epa-fails-a7848#ixzz30W8Q9zB3
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17 posted on 05/01/2014 6:28:17 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: fhayek
interesting Juxtaposition between the article's photo ad the ad to the right....I must say

the Pebbles ...mine never stood a chance...




18 posted on 05/01/2014 6:33:53 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: kcvl

This must be stopped!!How can Alaskans vote DEMOCRAT? Are you IDIOTS? Why do you do that?


19 posted on 05/01/2014 6:35:27 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: blam

Liberal fascism VS the Constitutional Right of Due Process.

How much further will the country sink?


20 posted on 05/01/2014 6:37:28 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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