Mining News: EPA clarifies goal of Bristol Bay study
Regulator releases more details on assessment that could derail developers’ plans to build a mine at the enormous Pebble deposit
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released additional information in early May about its plan to conduct a scientific assessment of the Bristol Bay watershed in hopes of better understanding how future large-scale development projects may affect water quality and Bristol Bay’s world-class sal....
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Scientific assessment goals
Parallel public process
No foregone conclusion
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