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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/after-bennett-visit-groups-are-cautious
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/alaska-raises-concerns-over-possible-mi
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-07/tribes-public-work-toward-unified-voice
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/bc-skeena-watershed-mine-improve-des
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-13/talk-transboundary-mining-taku-tlingit-
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/canadians-americans-call-safer-taili
Outdoors
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
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
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

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