Allegations of Pebble Mine payola met with backlash

Three Alaska Native Corporations want Fairbanks Republican Jay Ramras to retract comments he made concerning the public opinion fight over the Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska. Ramras has written to the Attorney General and to the U.S. Attorney in Anchorage asking for further investigations of Northern Dynasty’s relationship with elected officials and residents of the communities that could be affected by development of the mine.

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau