Ebell Pushes Back on Discredited and Illegitimate Attacks Against Critical Project for Alaska’s Economy

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Last month, the Trump Administration released a final environmental analysis finding the proposed Pebble Mine project would not pose serious risk to the environment or fish population in Alaska. This week, after last minute interventions, President Trump backpedaled from his administrations’ findings and said he would “look at both sides.”

Director of CEI’s Center for Energy and Environment Myron Ebell said:

“I am disappointed to see Donald Trump, Jr. endorse the illegitimate and thoroughly discredited Obama EPA position on the Pebble Mine, rather than the conclusion of one of the most exhaustive Environmental Impact Statements ever undertaken.  CEI strongly believes that science, rather than uninformed opinion, should direct important decisions on natural resource development.”

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