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Surprise: Brandon Admin To Kill Off Mine Necessary For Green Agenda

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We told you this would happen, namely that, after passing the IRA which requires all sorts of green production from American sources, that Democrats would never allow mining of the necessary minerals and metals on American soil

Biden Admin Prepares To Kill Alaska Mine, Hobbling Green Agenda And Costing State Billions In Potential Revenues

surprise surprise surpriseThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommended prohibiting the operators of Southwestern Alaska’s Pebble Mine from disposing of waste material in the nearby Bristol Bay, a regulation that would prevent the mine from opening. However, the mine could generate billions in revenue by producing minerals that are crucial in supporting the Biden administration’s “clean energy transition.”

The EPA said Pebble Mine’s potential waste discharges would threaten nearby sockeye salmon fisheries by polluting the water and preventing the fish from spawning and reproducing, according to an agency proposal released Thursday. Despite this, the mine would extract about 1.5 billion tons of copper, molybdenum as well as other critical minerals and could deliver more than $8 billion to Southwestern Alaska, according to a report published by Northern Dynasty Minerals, the mine’s owner.

“This isn’t just about Pebble … the precedent this is setting is frightening and will be used going forward by those wanting to stop projects and will send an absolutely chilling message to the investment world about opportunities in the U.S.,” Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune told the Daily Caller News Foundation.

As a true environmentalist, it does seem disturbing that the mine could dispose of its waste right into the water, causing problems for salmon, right?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found that Pebble Mine “would not be expected to have a measurable effect on fish numbers and result in long-term changes to the health of the commercial fisheries in Bristol Bay,” in its final environmental impact statement published in July 2020. However, the EPA stated that mining waste would result in the total loss of aquatic habitats important to the sockeye salmon’s survival.

I’m not even finding an actual study from the EPA which provides the reason for their opinion. The extreme-enviros and climate cultists in agencies like the EPA, and groups that will sue to stop mining, will do everything they can to stop mining. How will the economy and energy sector move to being “green” without? Are we just supposed to get it from 3rd world nations, letting children dig it out?

I, and so many other Skeptics, have been saying this for a long time. Heck, even before the big push for EVs. The Elite Warmists have long wanted to force the peasants out of having their own cars, forcing them to take the bus, trains, riding bikes, or walking.

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