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B.C. mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup

...a ... further ratification" of the reasons to strengthen the working relationship between Alaska and the British Columbia government."The bottom line for us is that Alaska's interests are clearly, in a timely manner, in an appropriate...
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Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...he said. "The real question is: 'How downstream do they go?' We're going to try to push it.""The British Columbia government does not need to treat with us at all. They literally do not," Mallott told Bloom. "We could breach the...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

A large group of Canadians and Americans on Wednesday sent a letter to the British Columbia government, calling for a stop to the permitting of wet tailings facilities for new and proposed mines in B.C. They based this request...
Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett

...River began to suffer. What was once a run of 15,000 fish dwindled to a low of 14 in 1987. According to the British Columbia government watershed assessment in 1995, "the fisheries resource is believed to have declined (by 90 percent) predominantly...
My Turn: Mining disasters must end with Mount Polley

...could not have detected the issue. The panel also noted that it considered the technical qualifications of British Columbia government inspectors as among the best that it has encountered among agencies with similar duties.Most importantly...
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...tunnel and that's all we're focused on," Murphy said. "We've received a license of occupation from the British Columbia government, which gives us tenure over the length of the tunnel."They'll assess the construction start date after...
My Turn: Taku River resources feed families

...junior Canadian mining company is putting all this at risk. Redfern Resources, with active help from the British Columbia government, wants to re-open the Tulsequah Chief mine and construct a 100-mile access road from Atlin, B.C. to...
Tulsequah Chief mine back in spotlight

...and left it up to nongovernmental groups to conduct research, he said. "There wasn't any place in the British Columbia government where anybody stepped back and said, 'OK, is this project good for Atlin? Is this project good for the...
Canada can't be trusted on mine

If Governor Murkowski really expects the British Columbia government and mining company Redfern Resources to ensure that the Tulsequah Chief mine doesn't harm the clean water and healthy salmon...
B.C. government, First Nations discuss using Native place names

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The British Columbia government wants to reintroduce native place names to parts of the province as a sign of an ongoing process of recognition and reconciliation...


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