Northern Dynasty Rips EPA Over Alaska Mine Report

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT) -- Mining firm Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. railed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's draft assessment and review process for the company's proposed massive Alaskan mining project, claiming on Tuesday that the agency is showing a clear bias against mineral exploration.

The EPA's revised draft report released in April ignores extensive scientific data on the Bristol Bay region where the proposed Pebble Mine would be located, according to Northern Dynasty, and instead considers a hypothetical project with outdated engineering standards and environmental safeguards.

The actual Pebble Mine...
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