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April 6, 2010 6:43 AM

Alaska lawmakers may drop Endangered Species Act fight

The Alaska Legislature is about to abandon a planned public relations effort aimed at fighting the Endangered Species Act. Lawmakers want to put the $1.5 million toward a new office building for themselves in Anchorage, but there's a push to use it instead for an independent study of how the proposed Pebble Mine development could affect Bristol Bay.

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