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EPA Withdraws Bristol Bay Protections

August 6, 2019 By: Erin Block

The EPA has announced their decision to withdraw the Obama-era 2014 Proposed Determination, which if finalized, would have protected the Bristol Bay region from the proposed Pebble mine and other large-scale industrial development by placing limits on the amount of mine waste that can be disposed of in Bristol Bay’s rivers and wetlands. Via The Hill.