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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-12/empire-editorial-mining-disasters-mus
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-16/letter-editor-strive-clean-water
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-14/legislators-large-scale-mining-can-be-d
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/mount-polley-report-two-dams-expecte
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/watchdog-reviews-epa-handling-alaska-mi
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-09/beyond-pebble-protect-entire-watershe
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-24/cantwell-obama-limit-bristol-bay-mining
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/judge-clarifies-order-pebble-mine-case
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-21/treadwell-certifies-proposed-initiative
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-06/epas-final-assessment-bristol-bay-minin
State

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