Army Corps of Engineers, in Abrupt Reversal, Denies Pebble Permit

Army Corps of Engineers, in Abrupt Reversal, Denies Pebble Permit

In a surprise decision on Wednesday, the Corps of Engineers abruptly denied a permit for the southwestern Alaska gold and copper mega-mine. The Corps determined that “the applicant’s plan for the discharge of fill material does not comply with Clean Water Act guidelines” and concluded that “the proposed project is contrary to the public interest.” […]

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