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Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...mine life of 52 years.While the mine site is 22 miles upstream of the Canada-Alaska...The water treatment plant at the mine site would have the capacity to treat...water coming into contact with the mine site would need to be treated at least...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities

...as the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. These groups became further disturbed after an earthen dam burst at the Mount Polley Mine site in central British Columbia in August, releasing huge amounts of contaminated waste into the famed Fraser River.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/transboundary-mine-presentations-be-
Outdoors
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...different watersheds, has permits for camps it will use for construction, and permits for early-stage construction at the mine site and tailings management facility, it says.At least one thing needs to be cleared up first: Teuton Resources Corp...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-22/controversial-ksm-mine-gets-key-perm
Outdoors
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...are also concerned about the water treatment facility in the Unuk watershed, which will treat water flowing over the mine site for at least 200 years after the mine's closure at a current-day cost of about $25 million per year.Jack DiMarchi...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...will be required to post has been a large concern for many Alaskans; the cost just to treat the water flowing over the mine site and into the Unuk River, which will be necessary at least for 200 years after the mine's closure, is estimated at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
Alaska Editorial: SB99 opens wider opportunities for Southeast Alaska

...economic development opportunities in southern Southeast Alaska is mining.Prince of Wales Island near Ketchikan has two mine sites being promoted locally and statewide.The first is Ucore's Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth mineral mining project...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-26/alaska-editorial-sb99-opens-wider-opp
Opinion
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...Inc., the company that owns the would-be mine, expects it to be operational for 52 years.Although the proposed mine site is located in northwest B.C., Canada, it sits at the headwaters of the Unuk River, which flows into the Misty Fjords...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...facilities filtering water from the mine site and into the Unuk River, which flows...water treatment will be needed at the mine site, which flows to the Unuk River...water that comes in contact with the mine site would also need to be treated for...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
Report: Fish unaffected by Tulsequah Chief mine discharge

...into) the Tulsequah River from the Tulsequah Chief mine site," the letter stated.In April 2012, the ministry required...in the Tulsequah River: 4.5 kilometers upstream from mine site discharges; immediately downstream from interim water...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-15/report-fish-unaffected-tulsequah-chief-
Local
Empire Editorial: KSM: Leaving Alaskans with all risk, zero benefit

...exists in a temperate rainforest, where precipitation can reach 15 feet of rain per year.That's the problem.The mine site sits at the headwaters of the Unuk River, a watershed that supports all five species of salmon, steelhead trout, as...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-27/ksm-leaving-alaskans-all-risk-zero-be
Opinion

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