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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Army Corps to reevaluate Pebble decision

Appeal offers Pebble Partnership opportunity to argue its case North of 60 Mining News - April 26, 2023


Last updated 5/11/2023 at 2:37pm

A wide expanse of taiga at the Pebble copper mine project in Southwest Alaska.

Pebble Limited Partnership

The Pebble deposit hosts an estimated 82 billion lb of copper, 107 million oz of gold, 5.6 billion lb of molybdenum, 515 million oz of silver, and 5.2 million kg of rhenium.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers April 25 announced that it is taking a second look at its decision to deny Pebble Limited Partnership's application for the permits to establish a mining operation at the Pebble copper project in the Bristol Bay watershed of Southwest Alaska.

The mine put forward for permitting is expected to produce 320 million pounds of copper; 363,000 ounces of gold; 15 milli...

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Reader Comments(1)

Eidolon writes:

It's not a question of whether we should or should not mine Pebble, it's that we must mine Pebble. So, let's figure out a way to get'er done.


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