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Alaska Chamber Action Alert - Testify on EPA's takeover of Alaska's permitting authority

Action Alert
Alaska Chamber Members
What: Testify in Public Hearing
Why: Tell the EPA you oppose their takeover of Alaska's permitting authority
When: 2 p.m., Tuesday, August, 12
Where: Egan Center, Cook and Artegan Rooms

On Tuesday, August 12, there will be an Anchorage hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Proposed Determination on the Pebble Deposit Area. The hearing will begin at 2 p.m. Plan to attend a public meeting and let the EPA know their unprecedented and preemptive action should be stopped. Ask the EPA to allow the established state and federal permitting process proceed. 

Talking Points 

Additionally, please request an extension of the comment period to adequately allow for public review of the document.


Written comments deadline: 
8 p.m., Friday, September 19

Ways to submit written comments: 
(Reference Docket # EPA-R10-0W-2014-0505)

www.AKstopEPA.com or regulations.gov
Send a letter to:
Water Docket # EPA-R10-0W-2014-0505
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Mail Code: 2822T
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20460 
(202) 566-9744 
Additional public meetings around the state:
  • August 13, 5 p.m. - Nondalton
  • August 13, 5 p.m. - New Stuyahok
  • August 14, 5 p.m. - Dillingham
  • August 14, 5 p.m. - Kokhanok
  • August 15, Noon p.m. - Igiugig
  • August 15, Noon p.m. - Iliamna




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