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Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...Department if such a waiver could be successful, he said.The Canadian government has threatened to block the project if the state proceeds...this is a problem between the U.S. government and the Canadian government," he said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...after the Mount Polley incident and that KSM's designs have been reviewed by experts from British Columbia, the Canadian government, the State of Alaska and First Nations."Following the Mount Polley situation, Seabridge, on its own initiative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...refer the matter to them officially under Article 9 of the Boundary Waters Treaty.This means, he said, that the Canadian government - usually the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs - and the U.S. State Department would send similar letters...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-22/controversial-ksm-mine-gets-key-perm
Outdoors
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...marveled at the stories their Inuit companions told them of their ancient nomadic life. Until the 1960s, when the Canadian government encouraged them to live in established villages, they lived in igloos.The income from polar bear hunts became...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...you call it environmental protection," he said. "It definitely has implications for other mines. The (Canadian) government needs to look right across the problem and examine everything from ground zero.""This is a horrible thing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...for Rivers without Borders. But, he added, the Canadian government has no obligation to listen to Alaskan concerns...Alaska Department of Fish and Game has provided the Canadian government with recommendations on how to best protect salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Author to speak on sacred headwaters, threatened salmon

...while some is of great concern," he said.Fishermen, hunters, First Nations, and others are encouraging the Canadian government to set aside the sacred headwaters and protect them from development, he said.This struggle, said event organizers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-14/author-speak-sacred-headwaters-threaten
Local
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...tasked with studying the mine's environmental impact should forward its recommendation on to the B.C. and Canadian governments by May. The working group includes three representatives from the Alaska state government. The mine must go through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...C. Five are located in salmon-producing watersheds that flow into Southeast Alaska. The B.C. and federal Canadian governments are aggressively promoting these regulations by relaxing environmental regulations and offering multimillion-dollar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-13/my-turn-alaska-officials-need-pay-att
Opinion
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...to challenge however is the Canadian government's official contention that...archipelagic baseline.The Canadian government will almost certainly beg...undertaken with the consent of the Canadian government (without prejudice though...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion

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