...used the report as fodder to attack both the mining industry and government regulators. Pam Miller, executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics, said Red Dog's waste-rock piles have the potential to leach acid runoff into surface...
A search of Alaska soils has failed to find traces of the world's deadliest manmade toxin, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report.
ANCHORAGE - Two environmental groups are going to court to try and force the Alaska Railroad and an energy company to clean up the coal dust problem dirtying a scenic tourist town.
ANCHORAGE - Two Alaska Native villages near the world's largest zinc mine are challenging the mine's water discharge permit, saying it is a "license to pollute."
ANCHORAGE - A plan to spray herbicides on Long Island in Southeast has reignited old animosity between the Haida and Klukwan tribes. Klukwan Inc.'s plan also has sparked an outcry from a neighboring island.
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