2022 Proposed Determination for Pebble Deposit Area
On May 26, 2022, EPA Region 10 published the following Clean Water Act Section 404(c) Proposed Determination to prohibit and restrict the use of certain waters in the South Fork Koktuli River, North Fork Koktuli River, and Upper Talarik Creek watersheds as disposal sites for the discharge of dredged or fill material associated with mining the Pebble deposit, a copper-, gold-, and molybdenum-bearing ore body in Southwest Alaska.
, EPA Region 10 signed a Federal Register notice extending the public comment period through September 6, 2022, to provide sufficient time for all parties to meaningfully comment on the 2022 Proposed Determination and supporting documents. EPA will now accept comments through September 6, 2022. Visit our public comment and hearings page for more information.