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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

EPA clarifies goal of Bristol Bay study

Regulator releases more details on assessment that could derail developers' plans to build a mine at the enormous Pebble deposit

 

Last updated 5/29/2011 at Noon



The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released additional information in early May about its plan to conduct a scientific assessment of the Bristol Bay watershed in hopes of better understanding how future large-scale development projects may affect water quality and Bristol Bay's world-class salmon fishery.

The EPA announced the study in February, saying it was undertaken in response to co...



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