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Congress urged to change old mining law

...for gold, silver and other hard-rock mining on public lands. John Leshy...revisions to a 137-year-old hard-rock mining law were long overdue. He said...environmental restrictions for hard-rock mining on public land that were wrongly...
City Museum organizes mining lecture at Centennial Hall Friday

...lecture called Mining 101 at 7 p.m. Friday, May 30 in the Hickel Room at Centennial Hall. Satre will shed light on hard rock mining methods and practices of the past and the present.This program is hosted by the Juneau-Douglas City Museum and...
City museum's annual mining lecture this Friday

...of Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, will deliver a lecture he calls "Mining 101," which will shed light on hard rock mining methods and practices of the past and the present. The presentation costs $10 for general admission and $7 for...
My Turn: Pebble is not worth the risk it poses to Bristol Bay

...What are the potential impacts to Bristol Bay's salmon fishery from large?scale development activities such as hard rock mining?Are there technologies or practices that will mitigate these impacts?To answer these questions, I expect that...
Lawmakers seek to rekindle mining royalty reform efforts

...not when the American people are counting on us to solve our economic challenges," Udall said in a statement. "Hard rock mining reform should be part of that discussion."The new revenue - which Grijalva said could total as much as $2 billion...
Coeur reports on its efforts to open mine

...biologist decked out in diving gear to float face down in a stream for three hours counting fish fry doesn't seem like hard-rock mining activity. Sound off on the important issues at But Coeur Alaska showed off exactly that kind of work Thursday at...
Army Corps shirks responsibility

...allow Kensington gold mine to dump millions of chemically treated mine tailings into a pristine lake is immoral. Hard-rock mining companies are among the world's worst polluters. Shame on the Army Corps of Engineers for whitewashing this contamination...
Fishing businesses decry mine project

...says the head of a major sport fishing trade association. Sound off on the important issues at "The prospect of hard rock mining in the Bristol Bay area of Alaska scares the hell out of the fly angling community and the businesses that service...
Photo: Mining mecca, 1919

...rumors of gold lured prospectors to the areal in the 1870s. Juneau grew from a boomtown to a center for large-scale hard-rock mining when the loose gold in the stream beds ran out. Two great mills were created on the mainland side of the Channel...
Pebble Mine threatens Alaska livelihoods

...have on consumer perception of our wild Alaska salmon fisheries. If word gets out that Alaska is conducting large hard-rock mining operations in the headwaters of the world's largest natural red salmon run, how will consumers perceive our fish...


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