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KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...Those who fear negative effects of the mine say Alaska's review doesn't go far enough. Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director for Rivers Without Borders, called it "appallingly cursory."They also say the state doesn't have the money...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Oil companies spend big to oppose tax referendum

...rig by 2015 and a second in 2016, for a total incremental $1 billion investment over five years."The Vote No campaign director Willis Lyford said the group has spent around $2 million."The expenses are high, absolutely," Lyford said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-11/oil-companies-spend-big-oppose-tax-refe
State | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/gop-can-count-ways-senate-majority
State
Groups: BC's proposed KSM Mine 'looming train wreck' for Southeast

...Monday, Oct. 21.Speakers were also concerned, however, with the EAO itself. Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer said BC has recently seen "very severe" reductions in fisheries and environmental regulations.A July...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-18/groups-bcs-proposed-ksm-mine-looming
Outdoors
Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

...two reform-minded leaders who will soon be mere steps away from each other in New York will seize it," Avaaz Campaign Director Ian Bassin said.Zarif hosted a lunch for many U.N. ambassador and Wednesday and invited the five permanent members...

http://juneauempire.com/edith-m-lederer/2013-09-20/iran-minister-un-chief-discus
Coordinated RI strategy propelled gay marriage

...51-19 and the Senate 26-12."We are close to the end of a journey that began in 1997," said Ray Sullivan, campaign director for Rhode Islanders United for Marriage, which led the push for the legislation. "When we began this campaign...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-04-26/coordinated-ri-strategy-propelled-gay
Not For Web
Taku Tlingit oppose Tulsequah mine

...announced in October that it expected to complete its feasibility study by the end of 2012.Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director of Rivers Without Borders, said in an email that Chieftain Metals had said it would not proceed with mine development...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-06/taku-tlingit-oppose-tulsequah-mine
State
Chieftain to shut down Tulsequah mine water treatment plant

...Tulsequah Chief went directly into the Taku River, creating a 1,000-foot plume of pollution, Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director for Rivers Without Borders said. Zimmer said he isn't as concerned about the immediate danger if Tulsequah's runoff...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-01/chieftain-shut-down-tulsequah-mine-wate
Local
My Turn: Mines need to pay their fair share

...reduce the risk to the public and ensure that the mining industry pays its fair share, especially given Alaska's current budget shortfall. Roger Featherstone of Anchorage is the campaign director for Alaskans for Responsible Mining.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052003/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Guitar makers discuss tree use, conservation

...harvest practices that guarantee that old trees will be available for years to come, he said. Greenpeace Forest Campaign Director Scott Paul described the guitar manufacturers' visit to Alaska as an "educational tour." Taylor said he saw the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082806/sta_20060828016.shtml
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