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Permitting resolution sees Pebble progress

Smiles have returned to the executives of Northern Dynasty Minerals (CN:NDM) following a landmark 2017 that saw its massive Pebble project in Alaska, US, enter into what they refer to as a “normalised permitting process” to be undertaken by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Paul Harris in Vancouver

Copper > Leader-interviews

Permitting resolution sees Pebble progress

Smiles have returned to the executives of Northern Dynasty Minerals (CN:NDM) following a landmark 2017 that saw its massive Pebble project in Alaska, US, enter into what they refer to as a “normalised permitting process” to be undertaken by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Paul Harris in Vancouver

Permitting resolution sees Pebble progress

Pebble is starting to roll on now the PLP has been allowed to go through the normal permitting channels

The US Army Corps of Engineers confirmed in January that the Pebble permit application is complete, which drew a line under an acrimonious battle between the company and the US Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA previously claimed jurisdiction over the Pebble permit application and essentially gave a pre-emptive decision against it.