Foes of Pebble Mine lose a round in court

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Opponents of the Pebble Mine lost one of their lawsuits Friday when federal court Judge Sharon Gleason ruled against them.

Her decision was based on how much latitude government agencies have and what is subject to legal review, rather than the merits or dangers of the Pebble Mine.

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Trout Unlimited released a statement regarding the Gleason’s decision.

Today, Judge Sharon Gleason told Trout Unlimited, Bristol Bay organizations and other groups their lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for arbitrarily withdrawing safeguards for the region’s fishery, called the Bristol Bay Proposed Determination, are dismissed.

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