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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Pebble gets further scrutiny in Juneau

Lawmakers consider whether proposed mine's size and proximity to Bristol Bay warrants independent review of permitting process

 

Last updated 3/28/2010 at Noon



Lawmakers took testimony March 19 on the idea of whether an independent review of the state's large-mine permitting and environmental standards is warranted in light of an anticipated mine permit application from the Pebble Limited Partnership.

A joint panel of the Alaska House Special Committee on Fisheries and Senate Resources Committee held the hearing in response to a letter sent by the Al...



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