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Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...provides little by way of analyzing the long-term cumulative impacts of development, said Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director for Rivers Without Borders, one of the groups calling for the commission's involvement.Mallott, who works on...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...assured that we're going to be heard and listened to by Canada."That way, said Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer, is the IJC. "The only thing that gives us power is the IJC," Zimmer said. "Even without the IJC...
BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...transboundary mines - mines located in Canadian watersheds that flow into Alaska.Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer said the Morrison decision is great for those who live near it and are concerned, but "it doesn't...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...that failed at Mount Polley and that the expert panel specifically recommends against," said Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director of Rivers Without Borders. "The panel called Mount Polley a 'loaded gun' and B.C. is loading the chamber at...
Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

...Service's promised push toward a young-growth focus has stalled, said Heather Urban, Alaska Wilderness League senior campaign director, in an email. She said she hopes the new supervisor will spark some change."For decades the Tongass was home to...
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...Chieftain's own access report concluded in 2011 that none of the barging options were practical," Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director of Rivers Without Borders, said in a press release. "The threat of salmon habitat damage from groundings and accidents...
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...Alaska has no real mechanism to have any say over how these mining projects are developed. Chris Zimmer, the Alaska Campaign Director for Rivers Without Borders, described the British Columbia industrial boom as a "freight train pointed at Southeast...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...elections are settled exclusively by mail ballots, "closing the deal" means a two-step process, said Liz Kaufman, campaign director for Yes on 91. People need to mark their ballots, and then turn them in.The campaign is reaching out with TV...
On Ballot Measure 1, how much does money really matter?

...grassroots movement winning the race against a Big Oil-backed goliath? That's an easy question, said Willis Lyford, campaign director of Vote No on One group (one of four groups opposing the repeal) and the senior vice president of the public relations...
State | SB21
GOP can count ways to Senate majority

...and if no candidate gets 40 percent of the vote, a runoff is set for July 15.Collins, the Senate Republicans' campaign director, maintained that competition in the primaries will make the party's eventual nominees stronger for the general...


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