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Pebble talk dominates mining symposium

From coffee breaks to keynote speeches, EPA's actions in Southwest Alaska was a main topic of spring AMA conference in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency endeavor to use a presumed authority under Section 404(c) of the federal Clean Water Act to pre-emptively ban the permits required to develop the Pebble Mine cast a dark shadow over the Arctic International Mining Symposium, a mining convention held in Fairbanks every other year.

"We have a federal government that, as far as I am concerned, cont...

 

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