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It's a 'no' for Pebble as partnership points to political interference

In what might be a glimpse of things to come under the incoming Biden administration, the US Army Corps of Engineers has denied the Clean Water Act permit for the controversial Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project in southwest Alaska, a decision its proponent has vowed to appeal.

It's a 'no' for Pebble as partnership points to political interference It's a 'no' for Pebble as partnership points to political interference It's a 'no' for Pebble as partnership points to political interference It's a 'no' for Pebble as partnership points to political interference It's a 'no' for Pebble as partnership points to political interference

The USACE has denied Northern Dynasty Minerals a Clean Water Act permit for the Pebble copper-gold mine in Alaska

The lead federal regulator said Wednesday Pebble's ‘compensatory mitigation plan' as submitted earlier this month was "non-compliant", and that the project was "not in the public interest".