My Turn: Can B.C. protect Southeast?

...met with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, B.C. Mining Minister Bill Bennett and other...the result of Alaskans' resistance to B.C.'s aggressive mining agenda and the...more meetings and information about B.C.'s mine review process; he also...
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...water quality in rivers originating in B.C. and draining into Southeast Alaska...shared water and salmon.Northwestern B.C. is a mountainous area with high mineral...and properly mitigated. In fact, in B.C. - far from being given light treatment...
My Turn: file unfair trade complaint against BC mines

...price subsidies being provided to the B.C. mining industry by the province's power utility, B.C. Hydro.Large mines use enormous amounts...power for 99,000 homes - and would pay B.C. Hydro 4.7 cents US$ a kilowatt-hour...
Polls show concern over transboundary mining, desire for action

...two polls, one in Alaska and one in B.C., were commissioned by the groups and...concern about a mining waste spill in B.C. affecting shared watersheds that drain...table to address concerns about upstream B.C. mining in shared transboundary watersheds...
70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament seeking interest

...School gym.Player division for the tournament will be "B", "C", "Masters" and Women's."According to a press release...Juneau Lions Club is seeking Letters of Interest from all B, C, Masters and Women's teams interested in participating...
Letter: I was at Sulphurets Creek

...observations and the low standards for Canadian mining regulations, including the preventable 2014 Mount Polley Mine dam breach in B.C.Fourteen years ago, I saw Sulphurets and the Unuk brilliantly clear, home to many species of fish and wildlife. If...
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...Bennett thinks Alaskans do not understand B.C.'s mine permitting process. Bennett' us, we would stop worrying about B.C.'s aggressive plans to create a huge...Bennett does not need to explain the B.C. process to us because we have seen...
B.C. mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup

...needs to be rectified. I think that B.C. is going to have to find a way to...tailings facility.Bennett says that B.C. will adopt and implement all seven...aims to build trust between Alaska and B.C., to listen "to people that have...
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My Turn: Enough is enough - we need international oversight now

...disastrous failure of the Mount Polley dam. B.C.'s words do not match their actions.The government of B.C. continues to downplay the need for...stop the Mount Polley dam failure.The B.C. government issued the final permit...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...mines - British Columbian mines in watersheds that begin in B.C. and flow into Alaska. He also told Alaskans concerned...hugely important." He's gotten pushback on the issue from B.C. and the Canadian embassy, he said. "It likely will only...


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