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By J.P. Tangen
Special to Mining News 

There is something wrong, very wrong

When it comes down to brass tacks, the salmon fishery in Southwest Alaska may not be the big factor in EPA's decision North of 60 Mining News – June 3, 2022

 

Last updated 6/30/2022 at 2:20pm

A helicopter at a drill rig on Northern Dynasty’s Pebble project in Alaska.

Pebble Limited Partnership

A helicopter at a drill site at Pebble, which hosts a world-class copper-gold-silver-rhenium deposit on state land in SW Alaska.

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency, citing section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act, announced its intention to prohibit the use of the Bristol Bay watershed for discharging dredged or fill material from the Pebble Project. Both of our Senators issued statements giving qualified support for the proposed decision.

Senator Murkowski, however, took the position that she has "never supporte...



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