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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Lawmakers cram for Pebble mine study

Legislative Council subcommittee discusses how to advance state-funded analysis; integrity of independent consultants questioned


Last updated 10/31/2010 at Noon

Alaska legislators are at odds on how to proceed with a state-funded study of the Pebble Project and what effect building a mine at the enormous copper-gold-molybdenum deposit will have on the people and environment of the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska.

With US$750,000 appropriated in the fiscal 2011 Alaska state budget to advance such a study, the Alaska Legislative Council formed a...

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