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Alaskans should take note of B.C. mines

...C. spent over $99 million to remediate the Britannia Mine site. Whether that figure is in Canadian dollars or U.S...River Restoration Society restored the Mount Washington Mine site so the river is "back to normal." Evidently Canadian...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-19/alaskans-should-take-note-bc-mines
Letters
National Park Service readies for centennial

...Park. Quinley said much of that work is deferred maintenance that is part of a larger upkeep effort at the century-old mine site.There is a $5 million line item in the 2016 budget proposal for a permanent bridge across the Brooks River in Katmai...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/national-park-service-readies-centennia
State
My Turn: Disagreements over mining require dialogue

...extensive restoration work at the former Mount Washington Mine site in 2011. As a result, the Tsolum River water quality...spent more than $99 million to remediate the Britannia Mine site. In 2001, as part of remediation efforts, an earthen...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-12/my-turn
Opinion
Coeur Alaska Team supports cancer research in a bold way

...causes and treatment research, and decreasing cancer rates and deaths. The Coeur Alaska Team have added new events at the mine site and an annual Beer and Wine Tasting public event in town to give Coeur employees and community members additional opportunities...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-29/coeur-alaska-team-supports-cancer-r
Neighbors
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...earth elements come in sets of 15. A mine site will have all of the elements in...of the natural resource out of the mine site. It eliminates the expense of building...only a year for construction at the mine site, which means it could be in production...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/company-plans-new-tech-mine-near-ketchi
State
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
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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