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By Becky Bohrer
Associated Press 

Report accuses Pebble mine boss of misleading U.S. House panel

 

November 2, 2022



Backers of a proposed copper and gold mine in Southwest Alaska “tried to trick regulators by pretending to pursue a smaller project with the intention of expanding” after the project was approved, a report released Oct. 28 by a U.S. House panel said.

The report makes several recommendations, including environmental review process changes to ensure a more inclusive review “of cumulative impacts of projects.”

Mike Heatwole, a spokesperson for the Pebble Limited Partnership, which is seeking to develop the Pebble Mine, said the company has not had time to fully review the report. But ...



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