Army Corps denies permit for Pebble Mine
Decision leaves proponent dismayed, contemplating next steps North of 60 Mining News – Newsletter exclusive, Nov. 25, 2020
Last updated 12/4/2020 at 7:03am
In a major setback for building a mine at the largest undeveloped deposit of copper, gold, and rhenium known to exist on Earth, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied federal permits for the Pebble project in Southwest Alaska.
Pebble has been roiled in controversy, largely due to its proximity to the Bristol Bay watershed, which hosts a world-class salmon fishery.
Pebble proponents have sa...