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By Shane Lasley
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Alaska gov calls for halt of Pebble EIS

Contends project is not ready for review, AMA says he is wrong North of 60 Mining News – July 6, 2018

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 5:40am

Proposed Pebble copper gold molybdenum mine Southwest Alaska

Pebble Limited Partnership

During the exploration phase, the Pebble project provided good paying jobs to workers from the Bristol Bay region.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has called for a halt to an environmental review process aimed at determining whether a mine at Pebble can be developed in a way that protects the environment of the Bristol Bay region where the world-class copper-gold-molybdenum deposit is found.

In a June 29 letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, also signed by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, Walker questioned the "readi...



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Reader Comments(1)

Eidolon writes:

This is a huge mistake by the governor.

 
 
 

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