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Alaskans should take note of B.C. mines

...taxpayer money. Perhaps someone in B.C.'s government did not require a sufficient restoration bond from the mine developer? Mr. Bennett states the mine closed in 1974. Have our Canadian neighbors inquired of their provincial government...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-19/alaskans-should-take-note-bc-mines
Letters
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...lawsuit and that the company may eventually be allowed to proceed with the filing of permits.At Donlin Creek, the mine developer, Donlin Gold, is at mid-stage in a multi-year environmental impact statement process for the mine, which is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-01/alaskas-mines-keep-plugging
State
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

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