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Northern Dynasty: National Environmental Policy Act Permitting Process for Southwest Alaska’s Pebble Project Advances with Selection of 3rd party EIS Contractor

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Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) (“Northern Dynasty” or the “Company”) announces that the US Army Corps of Engineers (“the Corps”) has selected the third-party contractor that will support them in completing an Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for the Pebble Project, signaling the next milestone in the advancement of a National Environmental …

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) (“Northern Dynasty” or the “Company”) announces that the US Army Corps of Engineers (“the Corps”) has selected the third-party contractor that will support them in completing an Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for the Pebble Project, signaling the next milestone in the advancement of a National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) review of the proposed open pit copper-gold-molybdenum mine in southwest Alaska.

As quoted in the press release:

“We’re pleased to see the NEPA permitting process for Pebble continues to advance in an efficient and predictable way, and look forward to the completion of an Environmental Impact Statement that defines the true impacts, mitigation measures and benefits of our proposed development,” said Northern Dynasty President & CEO Ron Thiessen. “We have every confidence that the 3rd party contractor the Corps has selected will help facilitate an objective, credible and science-based review that supports informed and balanced decision-making about the Pebble Project.”

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