Permit Denied for Pebble Mine Project in Alaska

The Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine project, saying it was “contrary to the public interest.”

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Congress Seeks Answers on Alaskan Mine Project

House investigators are seeking records from the developers of the Pebble Mine project and the Army Corps of Engineers, to determine whether the company misrepresented its plans.

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Chief Executive of Embattled Alaskan Mine Project Resigns

The executive made “offensive” remarks about the state’s political leaders, the company said, in meetings recorded by an environmental group.

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An Alaska Mine Project Might Be Bigger Than Acknowledged

In secretly recorded meetings, executives with the Pebble Mine project said the operation could run nine times longer than outlined in their permit filings.

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