More Pebble Tapes Reveal — Win or Lose — A Plan to Get $Billions From Taxpayers
Yesterday the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Investigation Agency released two more tapes, a total of about 18 minutes of comments from Ron Thiessen, CEO of Northern Dynasty, the Canadian parent of Pebble Limited Partnership.
The mine is still in a permitting process, with a mitigation plan to be sent to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by November 20. But win or lose that battle, the tapes show Thiessen describing a windfall of either $1.2 billion from Alaskarn taxpayers or just under a trillion ...
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