Pebble scoping period extended

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District has extended the time for the public scoping period for the environmental impact statement level of analysis for a mine permit application submitted by Pebble Limited Partnership.

An additional 60 days has been added to the original 30-day public scoping period that began on April 1. Interested parties can provide scoping input until June 29.

The Corps ask the public for any additional information to help inform the scope of analysis as it specifically relates to the Pebble Limited Partnership’s submitted permit application to include potentially affected resources, alternative options, analytical methodology, and potential mitigation measures. The permit application is available on the project website at

Scoping input can be submitted by mail to:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District

Program Manager, Regulatory Division

ATTN: DA Permit Application 2017-271, Pebble Limited Partnership

P.O. Box 6898

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska 99506-0898

Scoping input can be entered directly into the project website at

For more information regarding the evaluation of DA Permit application POA-2017-271, visit