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Rep. Bryce Edgmon

NEWS: Rep. Edgmon Concerned with Settlement of Pebble Mine Lawsuit

Juneau – Representative Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) has released the following statement in response to the settlement of a lawsuit between the Environmental Protection Agency and the developer of the proposed Pebble Mine. The settlement forces the EPA to back off from its finding under the Clean Water act that a mine would do severe damage to the Bristol Bay watershed, fish, and wildlife. The settlement also sets a deadline for the Pebble Limited Partnership to apply for permits to develop a large gold, copper, and molybdenum mine on state owned land north of Lake Iliamna in the Bristol Bay region.

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Rep. Les Gara

NEWS: Gara Comments on EPA Initiating Pebble Mine 404 (c) Process

JUNEAU – Today, Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) released the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to initiate the process outlined in section 404 (c) of the Clean Water Act in regards to protecting the Bristol Bay area and its fisheries from potential damage caused by development of the Pebble Mine.

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