Well this is quite a scoop! Via : An Alaska Mine Project Might Be Bigger Than Acknowledged
“Once you have something like this in production why would you want to stop?” one executive said.
“We said, ‘Now how do we improve our chances of getting a permit?’ Because people always have anxiety about resource development, especially mines." So they reduced the output of the mine on paper— but planned it to be bigger, and to operate much longer.
“We said, ‘Now how do we improve our chances of getting a permit?’ Because people always have anxiety about resource development, especially mines." So they reduced the output of the mine on paper— but planned it to be bigger, and to operate much longer.
The executives behind the horrific Pebble Mine -- a copper & gold mine to plopped down right in some of Alaska's most pristine wilderness -- were caught on tape admitting the mine will be much bigger & longer lasting than what they say in their proposal.