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Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...city letter citing the "negative social impacts" of their industry.Miners stormed the...benefits are outweighed by negative social impacts, KNOM reported.The letter refers to...for a definition of "negative social impacts," Mayor Denise Michels said there was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-31/gold-miners-outraged-critical-letter
State
Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...here in Juneau, I can only feel anxious about the negative impacts that could result if this massive mine with acid-generating...which is on its way out the door because of its potential impact on fisheries in Bristol Bay. The KSM mine is only one of many...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-01/letter-editor-pay-attention-dangerous
Opinion
Better late than never

...have to pay these charges. By virtue of paying these and not something else, ultimately, at the end of the day, that has an impact on patient services."SEARHC will receive a lump payment of approximately $53 million, and how it is used is ultimately...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/better-late-never
Local
Maxwell ready for chance to start in secondary

...said. "I'm really happy he gets to shine and show his talents because he's a tremendous player and makes a tremendous impact on the game."Maxwell, a sixth-round pick in the 2011 draft, was selected just one round after Sherman. While both players...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-31/maxwell-ready-chance-start-secondary
Sports
Study says shellfish could be doomed

...try to quantify the potential risk and impacts from ocean acidification, a question...good answer for.While direct, harmful impacts aren't showing up yet, the ocean is...for acidification in crab, but those impacts haven't been seen in the wild yet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-30/study-says-shellfish-could-be-doomed
State
Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

...try to quantify the potential risk and impacts from ocean acidification, a question...good answer for.While direct, harmful impacts aren't showing up yet, the ocean is...for acidification in crab, but those impacts haven't been seen in the wild yet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/report-more-acidic-seawater-poses-risks
State
My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...follow-up interviews with journalists. This tax would have a major impact on Alaska, and I think Treadwell should reconsider his support...increase taxes on the middle class. The national sales tax impacts on Alaska would be particularly harsh. As proposed, it would...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-29/my-turn-treadwells-national-sales-tax
Opinion
My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...acidification on Alaska's marine life, but because it assessed potential risk to Alaska communities. The study considered social impacts such as food security, subsistence, jobs and educational opportunities. Findings indicate that communities in Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-wake-call-alaskas-waters
Opinion
My Turn: Fracking: Poster child for the corporate welfare state

...states, breakage of possessions, and the like, would cumulatively amount to a significant sum of money - enough to have a real impact on the bottom line of an industry that has problems with financial sustainability as it is and is highly reliant on a bubble...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-fracking-poster-child-corpora
Opinion
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...on the Russian side of the border oriented in the direction of Ukraine military units within Ukraine.""The wide areas of impact near the Ukrainian military units indicates fire from multiple rocket launchers," the memo said.Moreover, the memo included...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/us-russia-has-fired-rockets-ukraine
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