The open-pit gold and copper mine is "contrary to the public interest," the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.
Dr. Al Gross, an independent, has argued that Sen. Dan Sullivan (R) is insufficiently opposed to a proposed mineral mine.
The administration reversed an Obama-era decision, saying the massive gold mine will have no "measurable" environmental impact.
“The record is clear: The Pebble Mine is fundamentally flawed ― it’s the wrong mine in the wrong place.”
Opponents are concerned a mine would harm the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world.
Whatever uncertainty there is about Donald Trump's actual agenda as president -- or more fundamentally about the legitimacy of his presidency -- there can be no doubt about his hostility to environmental protection and progress.
For Northern Dynasty -- and for any potential partner - the hard truth is that the Pebble Mine is going nowhere.
Earth To Pebble Mine: Stay Away From Bristol BayWorld Conservation Congress Registers Overwhelming International Opposition to Mega-Mine That Threatens Bristol Bay's Wild Salmon Fishery
A new chapter opened today in the battle against the proposed Pebble Mine, as the World Conservation Congress overwhelmingly