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View from the blog-o-sphereEPA Invokes Clean Water Act for Pebble Mine Fight

By Bob Marshall – Field & Stream The Conservationist – March 4, 2014
Those fighting to save Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine operation moved once step closer to victory last week – but mine supporters have vowed to go down swinging. Opponents of the mine that threatens the priceless fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska – and the self-sustaining industries they support – were thrilled by the surprise EPA announcement it will invoke rarely used authority under the Clean Water Act to preemptively limit or stop the mine before the permit is filed because of its potential harmful impacts. For full blog post, click here.

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