EPA Doubles Down On Alaska Mine Impact Report

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 5:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reiterated Friday that a controversial Anglo American PLC mining development in Alaska could devastate local streams and wetlands and disrupt the habitat of one of the world’s largest salmon populations.

In a revised draft report on the impact of mining at the Pebble Mine project site in Bristol Bay, Alaska, the agency largely affirmed a May 2012 report that generated nearly a quarter of a million public comments, while providing additional data about the expected impact on water quality and potential...
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