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By A.J. Roan
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Pebble pushes for EPA final decision

Either withdraw or finalize the 2014 proposed determination North of 60 Mining News – October 15, 2021


Last updated 10/28/2021 at 2:58pm

Pebble mine Northern Dynasty Minerals EPA proposed determination CWA 404(c)

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Northern Dynasty has filed a motion to the court to set a schedule requiring EPA to finalize a decision on its proposed determination to invoke Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act.

Continued efforts by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. to advance its Pebble project has led to the company filing a motion to the court to set a schedule requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to decide to either withdraw or finalize its 2014 proposed determination for the proposed copper-gold-silver-rhenium mine in Southwest Alaska.

With this proposed determination, the federal agenc...

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