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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Major milestone on long path for Pebble

Final EIS completion clears path for Pebble to begin state permitting, make its case in the courts of law, public opinion North of 60 Mining News – July 31, 2020

 

Last updated 9/26/2020 at 3:08pm

Workers backpack across Pebble copper gold mine project Alaska

Pebble Limited Partnership

Workers returning to camp trek across the world-class Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Southwest Alaska. Despite the unassuming topography, this project has received strong opposition from conservationists worried that a mine could affect salmon habitat in the Bristol Bay region.

The July 24 release of a final Environmental Impact Statement that details a mine at Pebble capable of extracting copper, gold, and other valuable metals from a world-class deposit in Southwest Alaska without harming the Bristol Bay salmon fishery is a landmark achievement for Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., which has spent the better part of two decades advancing the project to this point.

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