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Pebble called the EPA’s action “unlawful” and political and said litigation was likely
Mine developer Pebble Limited Partnershi called the EPA’s decision a preemptive veto
Backers “tried to trick regulators by pretending to pursue a smaller project with the intention of expanding,” the report said
The public comment period ended Tuesday
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Additional protections could come through congressional action or conservation easements or similar land designations
The EPA is seeking to reinitiate the process of making a Clean Water Act determination to protect certain waters in Bristol Bay.
Terms of the deal would bar the execution of any right-of-way agreements with the mine project.
A November decision determined the proposed Pebble mine was “contrary to the public interest.”
The group is seeking long-term protections for the region.
Governor says states appeal rejected, but partnership appeal moves forward.
Pebble rep fields questions from chambers following resignation of CEO
Collier in the tapes suggested support from the state for the project
Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday expressed hope he would direct the EPA to block the proposed mine.
Pebble partnership said they don’t believe the president will interfere with the statutory process.
The report says Pebble Mine would not have a measurable effect on fish numbers
For years, the proposed Pebble Mine has been shrouded in controversy.
The Pebble Partnership said at least $3 million a year would be distributed once construction begins
Oppositions groups are angry about a preferred route for metals leaving the proposed mine.
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