EPA maintains "high bar" for Pebble
Federal enviro agency leaves Bristol Bay assessment in play North of 60 Mining News – February 2, 2018
Last updated 9/24/2020 at 6:17pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Jan. 26 decision to not lift its proposed restriction on Pebble does not prevent the world-class copper mine project from being thoroughly vetted under federal permitting process.
While EPA has chosen to leave the 2014 pre-permitting restrictions it attempted to impose against Pebble on the table, these limits do not prohibit the permitting process.