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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Pebble Partnership takes fight to EPA

Company hits environmental agency with volley of lawsuits; CEO vows to get Pebble into permitting, stop regulator's power-grab


Last updated 10/26/2014 at Noon

On the surface, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's endeavor to halt the development of the Pebble Mine in Southwest Alaska has the appearance of a federal agency doing its job - protecting the environment. Pebble developers contend that under this thin but durable veneer lies a secretly crafted plan, not only to stop development of a mine at Pebble, but to lay the groundwork for a large...

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