Mining and the law: Rio Tinto and the Pebble project
Last updated 4/29/2007 at Noon
Kenai Peninsula College Anthropology Professor Alan Boraas is a frequent op-ed contributor to the Anchorage Daily News. One of his regular targets for criticism is the Pebble copper project in southwest Alaska. Most recently, on April 14, the brunt of his criticism was the involvement of Rio Tinto in the project.
In Prof. Boraas' words, news of the Rio Tinto buy-in is "not good for those conce...