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Pebble Partnership copper gold molybdenum mine project Alaska Northern Dynasty NAK NDM

By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Red and copper resources at stake

Engineers use $100 million in environmental studies, 100 miles of drilling at Pebble to design economic, environmentally safe mine


Last updated 7/27/2008 at Noon

ILIAMNA - The Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska is the home to two world-class resources: a celebrated sockeye salmon fishery and the humongous Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum deposit. This combination offers the potential for an enduring vibrant economy.

But the challenge for owners of a proposed mine at Pebble is to create a workable development plan for the mineral resource that poses no...

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