WA Sen. Cantwell Supports Bill to Block Pebble Mine, Alaska State Pols Return Pebble Money
Yesterday Washington Senator Maria Cantwell said she would support a bill to block a permit for Pebble Mine, the gold, molybdenum, and copper project at the headwaters of Bristol Bay.
House Democrats have proposed to block Pebble’s permit in a pending appropriations bill, according to reporting by Alaska Public Media yesterday.
Cantwell also called for an investigation by the Justice Department on whether former Pebble CEO Tom Collier lied to Congress in his testimony last year.
At the same time, Alaska legislators are returning or...
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