Connect with agencies on federal and state permitting issues
There are two opportunities for the public to learn more or give input on permitting that affects development projects in Alaska. Public testimony opportunity: Senate Finance Committee The State of … Continued
EPA completes 404(c) process with a final determination to protect Bristol Bay
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that certain activities associated with development of the proposed Pebble mine “will have unacceptable adverse effects on certain salmon fishery areas in the … Continued
EPA recommends protections for Bristol Bay
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 10 Administrator Casey Sixkiller has recommended that the agency prohibit and restrict certain waters in the Bristol Bay watershed from activities associated with … Continued
Have you commented to the EPA yet?
Have you submitted a comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s revised Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay? The agency is accepting public input until September 6, 2022.
EPA releases new Proposed Determination that recommends protections for Bristol Bay
Public comment period is open through July 5, 2022. Today the EPA released an anticipated revision to a 2014 Proposed Determination, a step in a revived regulatory process that would … Continued
EPA plans to issue a revised 404(c) Proposed Determination
On January 27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intent to issue a revised version of a Clean Water Act 404(c) Proposed Determination regarding the Pebble deposit. EPA … Continued
EPA extends decision-making deadline for Bristol Bay protections
More than ten years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began the process of assessing the Bristol Bay Watershed to determine whether it should implement protections for the region … Continued
Appeal of permit denial submitted by Pebble Partnership and the State of Alaska
The Pacific Ocean Division (POD) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received requests for appeal from the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) and the State of Alaska, according to … Continued
Corps retires its Pebble permitting website
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has retired its public-facing website that provided access to documents and public comments related to Pebble Limited Partnership’s (PLP) 404 permit application. That permit … Continued
Pebble project – what happens next?
If there’s one thing that’s certain about the Pebble project, it’s that nothing is certain. The project has engendered high interest, both for and against, for years. And its extreme … Continued