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By Shane Lasley
North of 60 Mining News 

Pebble opponents seek river protections

Fishing interests urge special safeguards for Bristol Bay watershed, highest level of protection for Koktuli River near Pebble


Last updated 2/28/2010 at Noon

Environmental groups are pushing for special protection of watersheds near the enormous Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum deposit, which, according to the most recent estimate by the Pebble Partnership, contains around 80.6 billion pounds of copper, 107.4 million troy ounces of gold and 5.6 billion pounds of molybdenum.

The Pebble Partnership is equally owned by the London-based global miner Anglo...

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