Enviros Score Big Win In Purchasing Doc Row With Mining Co.

Law360, New York (August 01, 2013, 7:25 PM ET) -- A coalition of environmental activists scored a key win Tuesday when a California state appeals court revived its suit against an Alaskan joint venture of Anglo American PLC and Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. over purchasing documents related to the coalition's attempts to stop a mining project.

Reversing a lower court's tossing of the suit, the three-judge appellate panel blasted Pebble Mines Corp.'s arguments that the document deal — which resulted in a successful proceeding against Renewable Resources Coalition Inc. before the Alaska Public Offices Commission over...
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