Will Team Obama ignore the rule of law and preemptively veto Pebble mine?

Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively writes at FOXNews.com:

Today in Washington, a landmark environmental law is under attack. Politically motivated groups are pressing the Obama administration to ignore the National Environmental Policy Act and rush a decision on a copper mine in Alaska.

This lobbying and PR campaign is probably the greatest threat NEPA has faced since it became law more than 40 years ago, but public awareness is low.

How has this threat gone unnoticed?

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2 thoughts on “Will Team Obama ignore the rule of law and preemptively veto Pebble mine?”

  1. These groups only use the laws when it suits them. They are anti-growth, anti-industry and anti-people. I wonder when or if we will ever learn to ignore them.

  2. Yeah, this is what we expect of a group like NRDC (and their local branch, NPRC). Having helped to pass a law with requirements so stringent that they doubt any project will pass, they are now busy circumventing the law in case a project actually would pass.
    And they’re calling each other on smartphones to get on the Internet and share documents they’ve written with word processors and images they’ve scanned.

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