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EPA finalizes decision, blocks Pebble mine

Preemptive veto of vital energy metal mine sets precedent; causing rippling rogue wave ramifications across the country North of 60 Mining News - February 3, 2023

In what could be the most consequential "pollice verso" for Alaska, in a time when the federal government is seeking to shift the paradigm from more than a century of petroleum dependency to clean renewable energy, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its final determination under the Clean Water Act to help protect Bristol Bay, invariably crippling the more than two decades of effort toward...


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Eidolon writes:

Isn't this a takings by federal action?