US Army report denies key permit for controversial Alaska copper mine

The US government rejected a permit application for Northern Dynasty’s Pebble Mine on Wednesday November 25, a move which it was said would probably scuttle the controversial project in Alaska.

The US Army Corps of Engineers said that it “determined that the applicant’s plan for the discharge of fill material does not comply with Clean Water Act guidelines, and concluded that the proposed project...


Archie Hunter

November 25, 2020

20:20 GMT