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Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...as planned and 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/chieftain-plans-taku-river-barge
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...said that as of present, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/beaten-path-notes-transboundary
Outdoors
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...review, and is now being asked to initiate a panel review," he said.Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer said he found the letters encouraging."It is encouraging to see the State take a firmer stand here and submit more...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...to assess dangers and potential impacts of the mine.Alaskans can provide public comment on proposed BC mines, said Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director for Rivers without Borders. But, he added, the Canadian government has no obligation to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...Village of Kasaan, another signee on the letter. Representatives from Seabridge attended the mining meeting, as did Chris Zimmer, of Rivers without Borders.Brent Murphy, Seabridge Gold Vice President of Environmental Affairs, said the meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...Moselle said in an interview.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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Around town for Tuesday, March 11

...Trout Unlimited event, 6-9 p.m., Back Room of the Silverbow. Mark Heronymyus of Trout Unlimited Alaska and Chris Zimmer, president of the Juneau Chapter, will provide an introduction of the organization. There will also be a flyfishing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-11/around-town-tuesday-march-11
Local
Groups: BC's proposed KSM Mine 'looming train wreck' for Southeast

...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 2011 report...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-18/groups-bcs-proposed-ksm-mine-looming
Outdoors
Taku Tlingit oppose Tulsequah mine

...eventual restart.Chieftain 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...

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

...that mine runoff at 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-01/chieftain-shut-down-tulsequah-mine-wate
Local

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