21 May '12, 3pm

Pebble Mine Could Devastate Critical Alaskan Salmon Habitat, EPA Report Warns

21 May 2012: Pebble Mine Could Devastate Critical Alaskan Salmon Habitat, EPA Warns The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency warns that the proposed large-scale Pebble Mine development in the hills above Alaska’s Bristol Bay could cause devastating habitat loss for the world’s The Clean Water Act at 40: There’s Still Much Left to Do The Clean Water Act of 1972, one of the boldest environmental laws ever enacted, turns 40 this year, with an impressive record of cleaning up America's waterways. But, as Paul Greenberg writes, at many U.S. sites — including Alaska’s Bristol Bay — key challenges remain. READ THE e360 REPORT largest sockeye salmon fishery. In a draft report , EPA officials calculate that proposals to mine the region — which include an open-pit mine producing 2 billion to 6.5 billion metric tons of copper, gold, and molybdenum ore — could destroy up to 87 miles o...

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