Posts tagged ‘copper mining in bristol bay’

September 17, 2014

Comments due September 19, 2014 on EPA’s 404(c) proposal for Bristol Bay

EPA’s proposed 404 (c) determination for areas in Bristol Bay would limit pollution of designated waterways, watersheds in this controversial area.

Copper mining, as it has been proposed in northern Minnesota, would drastically affect this environment, changing the ecosystem forever.

Please submit your comments before the deadline September 19, 2014 showing support for the 404(c) designation by email to by putting EPA-R10-OW-2014-0505 in the subject line.

(The proposed determination can be found at: and you can also send your questions to the project team at:

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March 20, 2014

EPA Process Continues Concerning the Waters of Bristol Bay

The consultation period with the state of Alaska and Pebble Partnership has been extended to April 29, 2014 by the EPA on the review concerning Section 404 (c) of the Clean Water Act.

You can read more at:

Other contacts for more information are:

Community Outreach: Judy Smith,, 503-326-6994

Press Inquiries: Hanady Kader,, 206-553-0454