http://sealaska.com

Refine Search

  •  
  •  
State news in brief

...group of landowners, fishermen and conservationists working to protect the Chuitna River from "destruction" by mine developers. Soldotna driver convicted of assaulting joggersKENAI - A jury has convicted a 38-year-old Soldotna driver of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-18
State
New EPA chief steps into Alaska mine controversy

...came to meet McCarthy in Iliamna wearing their safety vests emblazoned with the slogan "zero harm." They said the mine developers are hiring people from Iliamna and the surrounding Alaska Native villages for work ranging from helping out in the...

http://juneauempire.com/sean-cockerham/2013-08-30/new-epa-chief-steps-alaska-min
Congress pushes EPA on giant Alaska mine

...is doing the right thing. He urged the subcommittee to consider that the agency is using documents provided by the mine developers. Nastri is consulting for the Bristol Bay Native Corp., an opponent of the mine.He said the EPA's "conclusions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-01/congress-pushes-epa-giant-alaska-mine
State
Mine agreement renewal upheld by Assembly

...30-year-old agreement that makes it easier for a potential mine developer to negotiate over reopening mine properties in Juneau...inherent conflict of interest here."He felt that mine developers would walk into a community "at war.""It's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-29/mine-agreement-renewal-upheld-assembly
Local
Alaskans comment on EPA's Bristol Bay mining study

...John Sturgeon of Anchorage said it was unfair of the EPA to thwart the state permitting process that would allow mine developers to explain how they could extract minerals without harming the watershed.State Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-05/alaskans-comment-epas-bristol-bay-minin
State
SE Native corp. leaders blast Bristol Bay for Kensington suit

...corporations oppose the Kensington Mine's waste disposal plan because they fear it will set a precedent for Pebble Mine developers to put their rock waste in fish-bearing lakes in the Bristol Bay region. In their joint resolution, they said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061506/sta_20060615023.shtml
News
Forest Service OKs Kensington mine plan

...Alaska still needs to provide financial assurances for its federally approved $7.3 million reclamation bond. The mine developer also must receive federal permits for water pollution discharges and new docks in Berners Bay. Coeur Alaska officials...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061605/sta_20050616010.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...east fork of Slate Creek that will expand the 23-acre lake to 62 acres. The permit allows Coeur Alaska, the gold mine developer, to dredge and fill 3.4 million cubic yards of tailings, or discarded rock waste, into the lake. The permit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061905/sta_20050619010.shtml
News
Company submits competing plan for Berners hydropower

...spent a year studying the feasibility of tapping the same lake, but withdrew its proposal in 1997 after Kensington Mine developer Coeur Alaska pulled its support for the project. Polarconsult is still interested in the project, and recently had...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072606/loc_20060726015.shtml
News
Empire editorial: Berners Bay land swap

...it's up to the people of Juneau to make sure this federal legislation dies. On behalf of Native corporations and mine developer Coeur Alaska, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has been pushing for this land exchange. If Congress approves it, Cape...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091904/opi_bernersbay.shtml
Opinion

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING