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• A multibillion-dollar capital investment • $120+ million invested in environmental studies • Roughly 2,000-3,000 jobs during construction • 1,000 operating jobs for 25-35 years • Hundreds of millions of dollars in annual operating expenditures • State and local taxes over the life of the project • Supply and service contracts with spin-off benefits for local communities • A multibillion-dollar infrastructure investment

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• 80.6 billion pounds of copper • 5.6 billion pounds of molybdenum • 107.4 million ounces of gold • Commercially significant amounts of silver, rhenium and palladium

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• Established in 2008, a 5-year, $5 million endowment • Administered by the Alaska Community Foundation • Primary grant focus: renewable resources/fish, energy, education and community and economic development • More than $3.25 million has been awarded for projects to date

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AlAskA encompAsses 365.5 million Acres: • Federal agencies claim 222 million acres, 61% of the state • State of Alaska owns 97.9 million acres • Native corporations own 44.7 million acres • Private conventional, 0.9 million acres 156°0'0"W

AlAskA’s totAl lAnd AreA includes 148 million Acres dedicAted to conservAtion: • 70% of all American park lands • 80% of wildlife refuge acreage • 53% of designated wilderness, National Wilderness Preservation System 154°0'0"W

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Pebble Project Timeline E x pl o

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Current project status

environmentAl overview – nAtionAl environmentAl policy Act (nepA)/environmentAl impAct stAtement (eis) process Draft project description permitting

Permit applications Federal and state agency reviews, 67+ major permits Public comments

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history of copper 9000 b.c. (est) Humans first use copper

5300 b.c. (est) Native Americans mine copper

3500 b.c. (est) Copper is smelted in kilns

1705 America’s first commercial copper mine is developed in Connecticut

1761 Copper sheathing gives ships greater speed and time at sea

1880 The emerging electrical industry creates high demand for copper

1886 Statue of Liberty is plated with 179,000 pounds of copper

1950 Aircraft and automobile popularity creates rise in use and demand for copper

1958 Jack Kilby invents the microchip. Today, copper microchips are critical to next generation devices like computers and electronics

1973 Motorola introduces the first hand-held mobile phone – made possible with copper

1997 The first mass-produced hybrid vehicle uses twice as much copper as a conventional vehicle

2007 World’s largest wind farm built in Texas, providing enough power for 250,000 homes and requiring hundreds of tons of copper

2011 Worldwide demand for copper is at an all-time high


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soutHwest AlAskA 2011 Economic Indicators borough

2000 population

Bristol Bay Lake & Peninsula

2010 population

1,230 1,809

881 1,485

2000 school enrollment

2010 school enrollment

Bristol Bay

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Lake & Peninsula

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pebble project workforce

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A total of 496 individuals worked at the project site in 2010, a 6% increase from 2009.

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Nearly 75% of the total site workforce is Alaskan.

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2010 pebble workforce

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Employees by Residency 47

Canada: 12% Other: 2%

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Bristol Bay Region: 27%

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Alaska: 47%

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Lower 48: 12%

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Bristol Bay resident workforce numbers at Pebble site totaled 134 in 2010, a 10% increase from 2009. 2

2010 bristol bAy workforce Communities employed

villages Aleknagik Chignik Lake Dillingham Ekwok Igiugig Iliamna

King Salmon Kokhanok Koliganek Manokotak Naknek New Stuyahok

ToTal Workers:

Newhalen Nondalton Pedro Bay Port Alsworth Togiak

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