Alaska mining executive resigns a day after being caught on tape boasting of his ties to GOP politicians ~ The Washington Post

Tom Collier, who stood to get a $12.4 million bonus if Pebble Mine went ahead, resigned in the wake of secretly recorded talks with environmentalists posing as potential investors

People gather outside Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office in Juneau, Alaska, to protest the proposed Pebble Mine last year. (Becky Bohrer/AP)

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