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After Bennett visit, groups are cautiously optimistic of progress

...think everyone's in agreement on that, but the devil's going to be in the details of how we move forward," said Chris Zimmer of Rivers Without Borders, one of the environmental groups that has raised awareness of the transboundary mines issue...
State | Local
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...approach to permitting 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...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...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, the Boundary...
BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...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 make us feel any...
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat

...Tulsequah Chief mine and other mines planned for sites upstream from Southeast watersheds.Rivers Without Borders' Chris Zimmer said the Taku is "the most productive salmon river in Southeast."Zimmer spoke about the Tulsequah Chief, a metal...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...facility at Red Chris 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...
Chieftain plans Taku River barge 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...
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...
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...
Local | 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...


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