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DNR to revive Bristol Bay Advisory Group

North of 60 Mining News – April 20, 2018

 

Last updated 9/24/2020 at 7:30pm

Bristol Bay, Southwest Alaska copper, gold, molybdenum mining

More than 1,300 holes have been drilled across this expanse of Southwest Alaska where the Pebble deposit is located. Alaska Department of Natural Resources is requiring the Pebble Partnership to post a $2 million bond to cover remediation and reclamation from past exploration and current activities at the project.

Alaska Department of Natural Resources April 19 announced that it is taking steps to reestablish the Bristol Bay Advisory Group, originally created to provide input on the 1984 Bristol Bay Area Plan.

By reestablishing the group, DNR said it intends to foster dialogue on land use, resource management, and regulatory matters under state purview in the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska. Plans...



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