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My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...the same company responsible for last year's Mount Polley mine tailings dam failure in B.C.'s salmon-rich Fraser River watershed, gained a final operating permit for a similarly designed, much larger copper-gold mine called Red Chris...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-red-chris-mine-poses-great-ri
Opinion
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...in 1858 he heard about gold being discovered on the Fraser River in British Columbia. He scooped up his family, jumped...he became rich several times over and was part of the Fraser River gold rush, Stikine River gold rush, Big Bend gold...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-10/story-william-moore-and-his-gold-fe
Neighbors
Disagreement over salmon virus in Canada

...Recently Morton traveled to BC's Fraser River, the site of a massive salmon...prompted a commission looking into the Fraser River salmon collapse to reopen its investigation...at www.cohencommission .ca)Fraser River is located 600 kilometers south...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-12-11/disagreement-over-salmon-virus-canada
State
Canada wraps up 3-day commission on salmon virus

...collapse of a sockeye salmon run in British Columbia's Fraser River in 2009. The Cohen Commission reopened for three days...found ISAv in over a dozen wild and farmed salmon in the Fraser River. She said many of the salmon she had tested came from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-01/canada-wraps-3-day-commission-salmon-vi
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...transparent. Ten million cubic meters of toxic water and 4.5 million cubic meters of fine toxic tailings polluted the Fraser River watershed. For the first time ever, many of the First Nation Secwepemc people didn't fish for salmon.The best...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/beaten-path-transboundary-mining-eff
Outdoors
My Turn: Minister Bennett's words carry little weight for Alaskans

...illuminated a host of design flaws that ultimately sent 6.6 billion gallons of toxic sludge into a tributary of the Fraser River, one of Canada's most important salmon producers. The report said B.C. was using 100-year-old technology...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-01/my-turn-minister-bennetts-words-carry
Opinion
Celebrating clean water

...breach on August 4 of last year.(The dam breached in the Quesnel Lake watershed, which flows into the Fraser River. The Fraser River empties into the ocean near Vancouver. Imperial Metals, the company that owns Mount Polley, this year opened...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/celebrating-clean-water
Art
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Salmon returns lower than predicted in B.C. 8/10/98

...salmon runs in Alaska, Canada's Fraser River sockeye fishery is in hot water...than expected have made it to the Fraser River to spawn. And those that survive...said Wayne Saito, chairman of the Fraser River Panel. ``We are definitely facing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081098/salmon.html
Mount Polley report: Two dams expected to fail every 10 years

...when the dam broke, the report said.The dam breach released billions of gallons of water and tailings into the Fraser River watershed, which is an important salmon river flowing past Vancouver.The dam failure at Mount Polley, and the problems...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/mount-polley-report-two-dams-expecte
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Keep pressure on transboundary mines

...Mount Polley Mine tailings dam failed Aug. 4, spilling millions of gallons of potentially toxic material into the Fraser River watershed. Even before that dam's collapse, Alaskans had been alarmed about the progress of a series of mammoth...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-14/empire-editorial-keep-pressure-transb
Opinion

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