Development of the Pebble copper deposit could have significant economic impacts to the state of Alaska including an estimated $136 to $180 million in annual taxes and royalties, annual expenditures that could place the operation among the top tier companies in the state.
The Pebble Partnership is committed to working with the National Marine Fisheries Service and sharing information, including findings from our environmental studies in the area, as the agency assesses whether a listing of the Iliamna Lake Seal is warranted under the Endangered Species Act. We remain confident our project can proceed responsibly without affecting the habitat of the seal or its population.
Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively recently wrote about the broader implications of pre-emptive action designed to block permitting, and the resulting potential for regulatory crisis, in the Denver Business Journal.
Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releasing a second draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment evaluating the estimated environmental impacts of a hypothetical mine on the Bristol Bay Watershed.
A six-page brochure that summarizes top-level findings from the 60-page IHS Global Insight study regarding economic impact, employment and revenue in Alaska and the Lower 48. View the Economic Study Summary »
A recent economic study, authored by IHS Global Insight, shows a wide range of substantial economic impacts development of the Pebble deposit could pose for the state of Alaska and the nation. View the IHS Global Insight Report »
Key points from the economic study can be seen in an infographic produced by Visual Capitalist. View the complete infographic »