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Empire Editorial: Mining disasters must end with Mount Polley

...concerned citizens have spoken out and resolutions have been signed. What more will it take?Meanwhile, it appears large-scale mining efforts will continue for our neighbors to the east. Imperial Metals, the company behind Mount Polley, last week...
Letter to the Editor: Strive for clean water

...Unuk River.It's tempting to despair that any effort can stop the arrogant and devastating juggernaut that is large-scale mining activity. Yes, BC is a foreign entity, but we still must urge Gov. Bill Walker to seriously engage with their...
Legislators: Large-scale mining can be done right

...including the Senate president and House speaker - have told the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine that they believe large-scale mining "can be done right" in Alaska.In a letter to Ron Thiessen, president and CEO of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd...
Mount Polley report: Two dams expected to fail every 10 years

...which has been leaching acid mine drainage into the river for decades."It's clear that B.C. is pursuing large-scale mining at all costs, regardless of the enormous risks to Alaska's downstream communities, fisheries and tourism. Today's...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...handling of a report on the potential effects of large-scale mining on a world-premier salmon fishery in Alaska's...prohibit development of the mine after concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risks...
Beyond Pebble: Protect the entire watershed

...assessment of impacts of potential large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay drainages...certain or likely to occur if large-scale mining, including at metallic sulfide...assessment addresses all potential large-scale mining in the Kvichak and Nushagak...
Cantwell to Obama: Limit Bristol Bay mining

...action to restrict or prohibit the development of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed.In a letter sent...Agency released a report last week concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed poses significant risks...
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...mine, the Pebble Limited Partnership.The partnership sued earlier this year over an EPA study that concluded large-scale mining posed significant risk to salmon in Alaska's Bristol Bay region. The study provided the basis for the agency...
Treadwell certifies proposed initiative on mining

...initiative that would require legislative approval for large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region.Supporters...plan would simply apply these provisions to any large-scale mining activity.A bill similar to the proposed initiative...
EPA's final assessment of Bristol Bay mining expected this year

...this year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region...possible of what the impacts of large scale mining could be on the salmon...survey the risks and impacts of large-scale mining on the world-class natural...


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