Proposal to Withdraw Clean Water Act Restrictions
The EPA is proposing to withdraw its July 2014 Proposed Determination that would, if finalized, have imposed restrictions on the discharge of dredged or fill material associated with the potential "Pebble Mine" in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed. Learn more about EPA's proposal.
2014 Proposed Determination
In July 2014, EPA Region 10 initiated a process to protect one of the world’s most valuable salmon fisheries, in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the risks posed by a mine at the Pebble deposit.
- Read the Executive Summary and Proposed Determination
- View all public comments on the proposal (links to docket on regulations.gov)