Alaskans Push For Permanent Protection as Pebble Mine Appeals USACE Permit Denial
Yesterday Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reverse their permit denial from last November. In response, two groups representing Alaskans across the state have called for permanent protections for the area.
“We urge President Biden and Congress to act swiftly and decisively to enact lasting protections for this one-of-a-kind American treasure, which is home to a vibrant Indigenous culture, provides more than 14,000 American jobs, and produces more wild salmon than anywhere else in the world,” read yesterday's press...
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