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Pebble Bulletin - Pebble Study Reveals Significant Economic Impacts



Pebble Study Reveals Significant Economic Impacts

A recent economic study, authored by IHS Global Insight, shows a wide range of substantial economic impacts development of the Pebble deposit could pose for the state of Alaska and the nation. Among the many aspects of the project, the study revealed annual tax contributions to the Lake & Peninsula Borough ranging between $29 to $33 million, roughly 15,000 jobs during a conceptual 25-year production phase, and annual operating costs upwards of $1 billion. 

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Demand Due Process

Along with dozens of other Alaska businesses, the Alaska Miners Association (AMA) has voiced its concerns to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding its revised Bristol Bay Assessment (BBA), calling for due process related to development consideration of the Pebble Deposit. In its letter, AMA notes the BBA document is biased, lacks credibility and derails the established regulatory system.

Click here for the AMA news release  ...
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