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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Watchdog, court eyes alleged misconduct

EPA Inspector General will probe legality of 'Bristol Bay Assessment;' developer files suit to overturn pre-emptive veto of Pebble


Last updated 5/25/2014 at Noon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is drawing fire from lawmakers, business groups, project developers and the state of Alaska over its handling of the Bristol Bay Assessment and associated attempt to prevent the Pebble Mine project from getting the opportunity to have a fair hearing under established permitting regulations in the United States.

Mounting pressure from various parties has...

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