EPA to reconsider Pebble determination

North of 60 Mining News – July 1, 2019


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 5:10pm

Pebble Limited Partnership

EPA headquarters instructs Region 10 to reconsider the elimination of restrictions proposed for the world-class Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska.

United States Environmental Protection Agency June 26 announced that it has instructed its Region 10 office to resume considering the elimination of a 2014 proposed determination to use "veto" authority to place restrictions on the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum mine project under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the federal agency charged with issuing perm...

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