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Bipartisan Support for Pebble Mine Permitting Process

Several groups are expressing concern over the EPA’s preemptive blocking of the Pebble Project. Among the bipartisan supporters are the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a local chapter of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, the Washington Post and the Center for American Progress.

“Regardless of whether you support or oppose the Pebble Mine project, we all should agree that a potential project has a right to go through the permitting process. That is one of the underlying reasons for having a permitting process in place,” writes the Chamber of Commerce’s William Kovacs in a letter to the EPA.

Read the article on The Daily Caller website...


People Make Their Voices Heard in Pebble Project Debate

Hundreds of thousands of people weighed in on the controversy regarding the Environmental Protection Agencies’ revised draft assessment this last weekend. The study has been criticized by peer reviewers who claim it makes unrealistic assumptions about the mine, while others believe it sets a precedent of side-stepping due process.

“A process was established with the faith and trust of the American public. If you change the process in the middle of the game…you risk contaminating the integrity of the process,” said Maurice Daniel, executive director of the advocacy group Mined in America.

Read the article on the NW Watchdog website...


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