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EPA seeks to restart process that could restrict Alaska mine

The announcement is the latest in a long-running dispute over a proposed copper-and-gold mine in the southwest Alaska region. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in November 2020, under the Trump administration, denied key authorization for the proposed Pebble Mine following an environmental review from the agency months earlier that the developer ...

EPA Moves to Block Pebble Mine, Again | MeatEater Conservation

The fiercely contested Pebble Mine will not receive a critical federal permit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced on Wednesday. This action likely strikes a death blow to the contentious copper and gold project proposed for the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska, but conservationists have vowed to make sure it never rises again.

The Pebble Partnership

Pebble Files Request for Appeal. January 21, 2021 — "One thing became abundantly clear to us and that is the conclusions reached in the ROD are not supported by the record established in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the project.". Pebble Statement Regarding Negative Permit Action. August 28, 2020 — "The policy ...

Pebble Mine Alaska: is this the end of the road?

The Pebble deposit in the US state of Alaska was originally discovered in 1988 by Cominco Alaska, and has been described by its current developer Northern Dynasty Minerals (through its wholly owned subsidiary the Pebble Limited Partnership, PLP) as "one of the greatest stores of mineral wealth ever discovered, and the world's largest undeveloped copper and gold resource".

Appeal review for Pebble mine could take over a year, Army ...

JUNEAU — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday it could take more than a year to weigh an appeal by a developer seeking to build a copper and gold mine in a region …

Pebble Mine - Bristol Bay Native Corporation

BBNC is committed to pursuing this path because our region deserves a durable solution to Pebble and new economic opportunities for our people. Why BBNC Opposes Pebble Mine Since 2009, Bristol Bay Native Corporation has formally opposed the proposed Pebble mine at the headwaters of the Nushagak and Kvichak Rivers in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Northern Dynasty: Preliminary Economic Assessment for ...

"Copper production at Pebble could represent approximately 13-23% of domestic U.S. copper production [8] under the various scenarios," said Ron Thiessen.

Northern Dynasty releases ESG report for Pebble project ...

Northern Dynasty Minerals (TSX:NDM) (NYSE:NAK), the company behind the controversial Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum-silver project in Alaska, has released an environmental, social and governance ...

Alaska Journal | Pebble touts economics as EPA moves to ...

At current prices for the prospect's copper, gold and silver, the 20-year Pebble plan would generate returns of nearly 24 percent and holds a discounted net present value of $4.8 billion, the PEA states. ... or in the long-term health of the commercial fisheries in the region. Pebble's appeal of the Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District ...

Preliminary Economic Assessment for Northern Dynasty's ...

Evaluates a Proposed Project and three potential Expansion Scenarios for the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum-silver-rhenium project Project is expected to add substantially to the Alaskan economy and provide the U.S. with an important supply of copper and other metals to help meet its low-carbon economy goals. Pebble Performance Dividend and Right of Way payments offer additional …

Pebble Project, Alaska - Mining Technology | Mining News ...

The Pebble Project is a copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry deposit in the advanced exploration stage of development. The project is located on state land in the Bristol Bay Region of southwest Alaska, approximately 17 miles northwest of the community of Iliamna. The Project consists of two contiguous deposits.

Pebble Mine (Copper/Gold Prospect) - groundtruthtrekking.org

Summary. The proposed Pebble Mine is located in Southwest Alaska, on state land near Lake Iliamna and Lake Clark, and is situated atop the largest known gold deposit in the world.If built, the mine would be North America's largest gold and copper mine, potentially producing hundreds of billions of …

Developers say Pebble Mine won't hurt Alaska's Bristol Bay ...

A gold and copper mine proposed for the headwaters of Bristol Bay would dig up roughly 60 million dump trucks worth of material, construct massive storage structures for toxic waste, build a power plant large enough to power a small city, and bulldoze an 86-mile transportation corridor through pristine ecosystems—the federal agency assigned to evaluate the mining company's plan has finally ...

Inside the latest Indigenous push to stop a massive copper ...

Inside the latest Indigenous push to stop a massive copper mine. For years, backers of the Pebble Mine above Bristol Bay seemed to be grinding ahead. Alaska Natives in the region …

Preliminary Economic Assessment for Northern Dynasty's ...

The Project could potentially provide more than $8 billion to the Southwest Alaska region through the Pebble Performance Dividend and the Lake and Peninsula Borough severance tax over the life of the potential expansion scenarios. ... the ability and timetable of NDM to develop the Pebble Project and become a leading copper, gold and molybdenum ...

Pebble Mine's ESG Report: Destructive, Desperate, and ...

The Pebble Mine has been opposed consistently by over 80 percent of the people who live in the region, by over 85 percent of commercial fishermen, and, according to …

Pebble Mine Falls Short on Critical Permit. Is It Dead ...

The fiercely contested Pebble Mine will not receive a critical federal permit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced on Wednesday. This action likely strikes a death blow to the contentious copper and gold project proposed for the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska, but conservationists have vowed to make sure it never rises again.

Biden administration moves to halt Pebble mine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday it will resume its effort to halt the proposed Pebble mine. The Biden administration plans to use a Clean Water Act provision, called ...

Project Overview - The Pebble Partnership

The Pebble Project. Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) is proposing to develop the Pebble copper-­gold­-molybdenum porphyry deposit (Pebble Deposit) in southwest Alaska as an open-pit mine, with associated infrastructure. Summary Information. …

Northern Dynasty: Pebble Partnership Plans Summer Program ...

The Pebble Partnership is the proponent of the Pebble Project, an initiative to develop one of the world's most important mineral resources. For further details on Northern Dynasty and the ...

EPA revives Pebble mine veto - E&E News

The Biden EPA will reopen a proposed veto of the Pebble mine, which, if finalized, would effectively block developers from mining a massive copper and gold deposit in …

COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty raises $35M to defend Pebble ...

The Pebble project is about 380 km southwest of Anchorage in the Bristol Bay region. Northern Dynasty calls the deposit "one of the greatest stores of mineral wealth ever discovered." The current resource estimate includes 6.44 billion tonnes in the measured and indicated categories containing 57 billion lb of copper, 70 million oz of gold ...

Rhenium discovery adds fresh intrigue to Alaska Pebble ...

Pebble is claimed to be the world's largest undeveloped resource of copper, gold, molybdenum and silver, but the project has courted controversy in the US amid concerns over environmental damage to the Alaskan region – particularly around the Bristol Bay area which is the most productive salmon ecosystem in North America.

Pebble Mine (Copper/Gold Prospect) - …

The Pebble Project. Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) is proposing to develop the Pebble copper-­gold­-molybdenum porphyry deposit (Pebble Deposit) in southwest Alaska as an open-pit mine, with associated infrastructure. Summary Information. Located on state of Alaska land

The Giant Pebble Cu-Au-Mo Deposit and Surrounding Region ...

The Giant Pebble Cu-Au-Mo Deposit and Surrounding Region, Southwest Alaska. 8 Pages. The Giant Pebble Cu-Au-Mo Deposit and Surrounding Region, Southwest Alaska. Ruben Estudiante. ... Download. Related Papers. Porphyry Copper Systems. By Daniela Olivares Sedan. Porphyry Copper Systems* Introduction. By miguel peral. BRISTOL_BAY_ASSESSMENT_FINAL ...

The World Needs Copper. Does It Need the Pebble Mine?

The metals in question at Pebble include gold and molybdenum, but the biggest product would be copper. Today, humans consume more than 20 million metric tons of copper …

Northern Dynasty: Pebble Partnership appeal challenges ...

These statements include statements regarding (i) the mine plan for the Pebble Project, (ii) the social integration of the Pebble Project into the Bristol Bay region and benefits for Alaska, (iii ...

Great Deposits – Alaska's Pebble Copper-Gold Deposit ...

The Pebble Cu-Au-Mo-Ag Porphyry deposit in southwest Alaska is one such deposit, with a global resource of just under 11 billion tonnes ( measured, indicated and inferred) with a contained metal resource of 70,000,000,000 pounds copper, 107,000,000 ounces gold, 5,580,000,000 pounds molybdenum and 510,000,000 ounces silver.

EPA Moves for Permanent Block on Pebble Mine Project in ...

The Pebble Mine, which developers valued at potentially $300 billion to $500 billion, faced more than a decade of opposition from locals and environmentalists because its giant footprint would ...

U.S. Rejects Controversial Alaska Pebble Gold, Copper Mine

U.S. Rejects Controversial Alaska Pebble Gold, Copper Mine ... citing potential impacts on the environment and native cultures in the region. More recently, Pebble has drawn opposition from ...