Did the EPA really quash Pebble Mine for good?
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The Environmental Protection Agency used a rare authority on Monday to effectively veto the development of Pebble Mine, a proposed copper and gold mine in a remote region of southwest Alaska that has been fought over by mining interests, Alaska Natives and environmentalists for decades. POLITICO’s Alex Guillén breaks down EPA’s decision and the reaction. Plus, Exxon Mobil warns of a possible fuel price surge this year.
Josh Siegel is an energy reporter for POLITICO.
Alex Guillén is an energy reporter for POLITICO Pro.
Nirmal Mulaikal is a POLITICO audio host-producer.
Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the executive producer of POLITICO’s audio department.