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

By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Pebble battle frontline erupts in D.C.

Washington lawmakers, newspapers, U.S Chamber all weigh in on escalating resource development-conservation battle in SW Alaska


Last updated 6/30/2013 at Noon

A growing number of Lower 48 lawmakers are weighing in on the potential risks and rewards of building a mine at the enormous Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Southwest Alaska, shifting the frontline of the escalating battle to Washington D.C.

With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seemingly positioning itself to exercise unprecedented powers to halt the Pebble project without gi...

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