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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Legislature attacks Pebble on two fronts

Bills in Alaska House and Senate aim to protect fish and wildlife but could be disastrous for Bristol Bay area development

 

Last updated 2/25/2007 at Noon



Seven Alaska legislators are endorsing two new bills on the protection of salmon and wildlife that would effectively block the development of the proposed Pebble mine. Rep. Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, who ousted incumbent Carl Moses on a coin flip last year, has introduced House Bill 134, and Senate Majority Leader Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has introduced Senate Bill 67. The co-sponsors of Edgmon...



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