First, this from the Washington Post.
Republican push to block controversial Alaskan gold mine gains the White House’s attention
Federal approval of a controversial gold and copper mine in Alaska that would be the largest in North America may be put on hold after a small group of influential Republicans — including the president’s son, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, a wealthy Trump donor and one of the vice president’s former top aides — launched a full-court press to block the project.
Meanwhile up in Alaska.
Alaska Republicans backing huge gold-copper mine
The Alaska Republican Party is saying it “unequivocally supports the development of the Pebble Mine,” Northern Dynasty said in a press release.
LINK (via: Mining Weekly)