Lindsey Bloom of Salmon State gives a speech at the “No Pebble Mine” rally. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lindsey Bloom of Salmon State gives a speech at the “No Pebble Mine” rally. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Deadline for Pebble draft EIS comments nears

The Corps will take comments until July 1, and use them to incorporate changes into a final EIS

The deadline to submit comments on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Pebble Mine project is Monday, July 1.

The draft EIS details how aspects of the project subject to permitting by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are proposed to be executed. Download and read the draft EIS at pebbleprojecteis.com/documents/eis.

The Corps will take comments until July 1, and use them to incorporate changes into a final EIS slated to be released in early 2020. Following the final EIS the Corps will make a Record of Decision on the Pebble Limited Partnership application for the project. This is scheduled to be released also in 2020. The Corps can either issue the permit, issue it along with certain conditions, or deny the application.

Submit comments at pebbleprojecteis.com/publiccomments/neweiscomment or email them to drafteis@comments.pebbleprojecteis.com. The public can also mail comments to:

Program Manager

US Army Corps of Engineers

645 G St.

Suite 100-921

Anchorage, AK 99501

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