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By A.J. Roan
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Alaska lawmakers respond to EPA decision

Gov. Dunleavy, senators Murkowski and Sullivan concerned preemptive strike on Pebble mine permits could set precedent North of 60 Mining News – June 3, 2022

 

Last updated 6/9/2022 at 2:34pm

A map detailing the various watersheds in Southwest Alaska where Pebble is.

EPA

The Pebble copper mine project is roughly 100 miles northeast of Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Following the Environmental Protection Agency's revised "proposed determination" for the Pebble mine, Alaska policymakers came out in both scathing and measured statements regarding the possible precedent such preemptive veto might bring to future resource development in the state and country.

"Mining provides some of the best paying jobs in the state," said Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy. "Jobs...



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