OR and CA House Members Introduce Amendment to Stop Fast-Tracking Pebble Permit Process
Led by California and Oregon members of the House of Representatives, an amendment to stop a rushed process to approve the Pebble mine proposal, was included in an appropriations bill yesterday.
Bristol Bay Tribes, who for years have opposed the mine at the headwaters of their homeland, celebrated the news.
“The House of Representatives took action today to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) from issuing a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine in response to the highly scrutinized environmental review and politically-motivated...
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