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USFS gives Kensington green light

...environmentalists, who will continue to battle the project. "This project is a long way from being a done deal," said Kat Hall, a grassroots organizer for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole...
Cape Fox land swap dead - at least for now

...Congress will return for a short session after the Nov. 2 election. "We'll keep a close eye on it every day," said Kat Hall, a Southeast Alaska Conservation Council grassroots organizer. Officials with the two Native corporations benefiting...
Forest Service rejects appeal to halt mine opinion provided by Forest Service appeal-reviewing officer Steven Brink, who rejected each of SEACC's counts. Kat Hall, SEACC mining coordinator, said the groups are disappointed with Bschor's decision, which affirms Coeur Alaska's...
Groups appeal mine approval

...and thus "ignored the clear mandate of the National Environmental Policy Act," according to the 40-page appeal. Kat Hall, a mining coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, which spearheaded the appeal, said the Forest...
Follow NMFS's idea

...big about its corporate record of "environmental stewardship." We'll see if they can actually walk the walk. Will they do the right thing and follow NMFS's expert recommendations and not build a dock at Cascade Point? Kat Hall Juneau
Agencies raise concerns over mine impacts

...western arm of Berners Bay, 45 miles north of downtown Juneau. "This should be a huge wake-up call to Juneau," said Kat Hall, an organizer for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. On Dec. 9, Cole responded with his own critique of EPA's...
City proposes conditions for mine

...commission has a duty here to ensure that their review of the project will protect the borough's interests," said Kat Hall, a grassroots coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council in Juneau. Hall thinks the city's review of...
Court rebuffs Tlingits on mine now leaching into the river. Juneau gillnetters' Taku Inlet sockeye salmon fishery is valued at $5.4 million. Kat Hall, a grassroots organizer for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, said Canadian regulators need to listen to Alaskans...
Assembly rejects mixing zone proposal

...testified in the public hearing spoke out against the state proposal. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council organizer Kat Hall testified that the state hasn't completed an economic analysis of who would benefit and who would suffer from mixing...
Clean Water Act change spurs Kensington flap

...under section 404 of the Clean Water Act, but not section 402, which covers the effluent discharged from the lake. Kat Hall of the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council said the regulatory change defies the intent of the Clean Water Act. She...


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