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Q&A with Bill Bennett

...only best available technology for managing tailings. It doesn't say that. This has been such a problem for the BC government, to the point where (Dirk van Zyl, an engineer who is one of the report's authors) wrote a letter of clarification...
My Turn: BC Mines and the Taku watershed

...mining activity in BC's transboundary region, Tulsequah Chief stands as the test of Minister Bennett's and the BC government's commitment to responsible mining. And so far, they are failing.?Sarah O'Neal is a PhD student in salmon...
Letter to the Editor: Strive for clean water

...triggered the largest environmental disaster in Canadian history. The same flawed dam design has been permitted by the BC government to take the same reckless chances with the Stikine River. This in spite of a three-party independent review into...
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

...drainage. Most will require massive tailings dams to hold billions of tons of acid-generating tailings. Neither the BC government nor the mining companies have provided guarantees that the dams can hold back these toxins for the centuries, more...
Letter: Tulsequah Chief Mine threatens Taku salmon fishery is likely that barging will go on for much longer. The recent Land Use Plan agreement between the Tlingit and BC government states a clear preference for barging. Chieftain CEO Victor Wyprysky recently said that some level of barging would...
Buyer interested in Tulsequah Chief Mine

...naturally, but in much greater quantities when construction activities disturb and grind rock. Alaskan efforts to get the BC government to force a clean-up of the site have been largely ignored. A letter, signed in July 2009 by then-Gov. Sarah...
Land use plan could protect Taku salmon

...Tulsequah Chief mine in British Columbia into a tributary of the Taku River. The state several times has requested the BC government take steps to clean up the mine, which is leaking acid mine drainage into the Tulsequah Chief River. The mine was...
Evening at Egan to coincide with JWAC forum on Canada

...participate in 13 presentations and panel discussions on topics including the history of Canadian-US relations, Yukon and BC government policies, climate change, economic development, environmental protection, First Nations and education. The forum...


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