You're right. I probably should have said that the governor merely facilitated
the defeat of the initiative by encouraging Northern Dynasty to spend millions of dollars in the region promising thousands of jobs that would never exist.
The people of Alaska may have defeated the initiative, but the people in the region which will be most impacted by this unconscionable proposal voted overwhelmingly in support of the initiative.
I encourage everyone to read the Renewable Resources Coalition press release and visit their website for information on how to help continue the fight against this project. The ballot initiative may have failed, but they have not given up and are investigating other measures.