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

By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Pebble bobs to, fro on waves of opinion

Fisheries board rejects plan to establish Bristol Bay fish refuge; Native corporations differ sharply on mining project's impact


Last updated 12/20/2009 at Noon

The Pebble Partnership, a 50-50 joint venture between Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. and Anglo American plc, can chalk up one win and one potential loss toward the development of a mine at its copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Southwest Alaska.

On the plus side, the Alaska Board of Fisheries rejected Proposal 13, a plan to establish a state fish refuge for the Bristol Bay region that would hav...

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