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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Ramras suspects payoffs at Pebble

State legislator calls for AG to investigate rumors that Northern Dynasty bribed officials; Native leaders protest allegations


Last updated 9/30/2007 at Noon

Village corporation leaders in the Bristol Bay region reacted angrily the week of Sept. 16 to remarks made by Rep. Jay Ramras, a Fairbanks Republican, suggesting that Northern Dynasty Mines paid area Native leaders, business owners and elected officials to support the Pebble Mine project.

Ramras recently visited the Pebble project as a guest of Northern Dynasty. He said he arranged a trip to s...

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