MINING NEWS: Should Pebble be developed?
Mines permitted under Alaska’s stringent process prove responsible mining is possible; worldwide demand for copper grows
Taking into consideration that the planet’s second largest porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum resource is located on a plot of land equal to 0.00076 percent of Alaska’s total land mass, is being developed under one of the world’s most stringent permitting systems, and could help meet the growing demand....
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Alaska large-scale mines have a good record
Bristol Bay salmon are the primary expressed concern
Water must meet ‘Aquatic Life Standards’
World demand for copper growing
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