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Critics: Sitka bear zoo facing numerous hurdles

...brown bears in the two large tanks, connecting the enclosures with a six-inch diameter pipe left over from the Alaska Pulp Mill. Water would run through the pipe, and the bears would have foliage in their tanks. There would be viewing platforms...

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Louisiana-Pacific seeks Tongass contract extension

...contract that gave it exclusive rights to a portion of that timber through 2004, so long as the company operated an Alaska pulp mill. Conservationists, eager to protect Tongass old growth, campaigned to end the contract. In 1997, administration...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...contract that gave it exclusive rights to a portion of that timber through 2004, so long as the company operated an Alaska pulp mill. Conservationists, eager to protect Tongass old growth, campaigned to end the contract. In 1997, administration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012999/Loc_timber.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Juneau firm negotiates for Wrangell mill 6/25/97

...Sealaska's director of corporate communications, the corporation still has an ``ongoing interest'' in the Alaska Pulp mill, but is focusing its attention in Ketchikan. Copyright © 1996, 1997 Southeastern Newspaper Corp. Comments...

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Photo: Mine!

...orphaned cubs had never seen live fish, but quickly figured out what to do with the fish donated by a nearby hatchery. The Fortress of the Bear is a privately run bear habitat located inside a clarifier tank at the former Alaska Pulp Mill site.

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Sitka still shaky 2/15/98

...the worst of its economic struggles following the 1993 Alaska Pulp Mill closure, but its problems and uncertainty aren't...toward reviving the economy is finishing cleanup at the Alaska Pulp Mill site so other businesses can use the land and adjacent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021598/sitka.html
Juneau Empire Online Inside: Struggling in Sitka 8/24/97

...that resembles Mount Fuji in Japan. About 400 of Sitka's estimated 8,500 residents lost their jobs when the Alaska Pulp Mill closed. Company officials said U.S. Forest Service decisions tightened the timber supply and made operations...

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