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Corps files proposal to justify CD-5 permit

...last year by Trustees for Alaska, an environmental law firm, on behalf of the six plaintiffs, against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Earlier this year, Gleason found that the permit for the bridge and roads issued by the corps had not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-29/corps-files-proposal-to-justify-cd-5
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Seward ready to move forward with dock development

...the construction period," Long said. Federal marine habitat impact mitigation plans - which the project's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetlands permit is contingent upon - are currently being worked out, Long said. "Now it's close enough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-21-0
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Pebble sues EPA over attempt to veto mine

...the power to deny a permit before an application was submitted, as is the case currently with Pebble. The regional Army Corps of Engineers handles wetlands permit applications under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for all projects, public...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/pebble-sues-epa-over-attempt-to-veto
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Residents ask for action

...along each side," he said.Yragui said his hydrologist suggested a cannel at the end of Buoy Street and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has OK'd the project. But more permissions are required.Assembly member Charlie Pierce asked Borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-21/residents-ask-for-action
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Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...risks to salmon.An early phase of that process called for the state, those behind the proposed mine and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to submit information showing mining-related discharges wouldn't produce "unacceptable adverse effects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-06/watchdog-reviews-epa-handling-of-ala
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Voices of Alaska: Regulatory Fairness Act sets reasonable timeframe for EPA vetoes

...Through it, EPA may restrict or deny the placement of materials at sites specified in permit applications submitted to the Army Corps of Engineers. Before the Obama administration, EPA invoked its veto authority just 12 times, and only after formal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-03/voices-of-alaska-regulatory-fairn
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Corps of Engineers gains flexibility for Alaska projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has more leeway to develop and maintain marine infrastructure in Alaska under the latest version of legislation that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-25/corps-of-engineers-gains-flexibility
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What others say: EPA goes too far on Pebble Mine

...running the risk of being squashed by the government. The Pebble Limited Partnership has not sought a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers, which is now prohibited by the EPA administrator's action from even approving one if it were to be submitted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-10/what-others-say-epa-goes-too-far-
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House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...million for an effort approved by lawmakers last year to allow the state to move toward taking over the lead role from the Army Corps of Engineers in the dredge-and-fill permitting program, and $2.4 million for the Alaska Youth First Program...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-03/house-finance-proposes-91-billion-op
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EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

...southwest Alaska - though no final decision has been made.While the rarely used EPA process is underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cannot approve a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine project.The announcement Friday follows release of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-01/epa-starts-process-that-could-restri
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