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July 2020

Corps Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement   


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the lead federal agency for permit decisions on the Pebble project, has finalized an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) disclosing impacts of a 20-year mine plan proposed by the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) and parent company Northern Dynasty Minerals (NDM).

Read our article, which touches on the evolution of the EIS, land ownership issues and next steps in the process.

Anticipating the Record of Decision
 

Wondering what will be in the Joint Record of Decision, the next step in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pebble permitting process? Here's what to expect.

Public Input Opportunity closes August 5 


The Coast Guard will make a decision soon regarding the Pebble project’s request to build a bridge over the Newhalen River as part of its transportation corridor. It is asking for public input.
As you read the final EIS for the Pebble project’s 20-year plan, keep in mind you’re reviewing one of the last EIS documents developed under National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) guidelines in place since 1978.

The Pebble project is expected to try and expand operations at some time in the future. Any EIS associated with a new permit application will look different due to regulatory changes approved by the Trump administration earlier this month. Read more.
 

Partnering on Pebble Still Up in the Air


Northern Dynasty Minerals has been seeking partners since Anglo American and Rio Tinto divested form the project. The company says Covid-19 has hampered its progress. Read more.
 
Pebble Watch is a program of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Land Department.
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Learn more at www.pebblewatch.com

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