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By BECKY BOHRER
Associated Press 

House report: Pebble Mine backers "tried to trick regulators by pretending to pursue a smaller project"

 

November 3, 2022



JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – 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 Friday by a U.S. House panel says.

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report ahead of its release. The report makes several recommendations, including environmental review process changes to “ensure

holistic review of cumulative impacts of projects.’’

Mike Heatwole, a spokesperson for the Pebble Limited Partnership, which is seeking t...



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