Mining power: EPA’s Pruitt aims to short-circuit Clean Water Act

By Jessica Hathaway  June 28, 2018, Three days before the deadline for public comments on the proposed Pebble Mine project  in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt directed his staff to create a rule limiting the agency’s ability to regulate projects under Clean Water Act guidelines. These are the exact guidelines that commercial fishermen and […]

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