Donlin runway and camp site in summer 2014.

Future of Donlin Gold mine permit uncertain after judge recommends state regulators to rescind key certificate

On Monday, an administrative law judge issued a recommendation that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation rescinds a state water quality certificate that was issued to the Donlin Gold mine in 2018. The certificate is required under the Clean Water Act. Here’s what rescinding the certificate could mean for the proposed mine, and how the parties…

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