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Mine project splits major state industries

...mine to be so strongly opposed in Alaska, which owes much of its economy to extractive industries such as oil and hard-rock mining. But Pebble Mine casts development against another signature industry, salmon fishing.The Environmental Protection...
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...
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...
My Turn: Let's deal with the facts on the Kensington Mine

...will not log the land. Every human action, from hard-rock mining to producing the fiberglass for a kayak (I admit...caused long-lasting environmental damage, but modern hard-rock mining, done right, can produce substantial economic benefits...
Alaska Digest

...impact statement; we want the DEC to uphold the Clean Water Act and we want people to become more educated about hard rock mining and its potential harmful effects on Nome," protester Chris Rowe said. "I assure you that there will not be environmental...
Wal-Mart could take over as state's No. 1 employer

...Greens Creek Mine entered the list for the first time, with 260 employees. The mine strengthened the presence of hard-rock mining companies to three on the list, the others being the Cominco Alaska Red Dog mine and the Fairbanks Gold Mining Co...
Coeur acting responsibly on mine

...Outreach and Economic Security Award. BLM Director Kathleen Clarke noted that the award is presented "to those hard-rock mining projects that have shown responsible mineral resource development while demonstrating an understanding of sustainable...
Judge tells Pebble Mine co. to provide information

...that it is not required by the state constitution to do certain things when making land decisions concerning upland hard rock mining. Nunamta Aulukestai, which means "Caretakers of the Land" in Yup'ik, also contends that the state issued Pebble...
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...


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