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Mack: Safety before profits, when it comes to transboundary mines

...not sure when they'll feel comfortable doing so again.Today Mack, who is the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Mining Coordinator, will speak at the University of Alaska Southeast about the possibility of the same thing happening to rivers that...
Forest Service OKs Kensington mine plan

...docks for the mine be built outside of Berners Bay. "Certainly, that wasn't implemented," said Kat Hall, mining coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. The docks are planned at Cascade Point and Slate Creek Cove, both...
Fort Knox Mine seeking permission to heap leach gold the early 2000s. Hughes said the two facilities have not caused any environmental problems. Tom Crafford, mining coordinator at the Department of Natural Resources' large mine permitting team, said concerns associated with permitting demanded...
State misses deadline but plans to forge ahead with mixing zones

...productive fish streams. "A lot of jobs in Alaska depend on clean water," said Kat Hall, water quality and mining coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council in Juneau. But various industries, including mining and timber...
EPA looks askance at Kensington Mine's plan

...recycling would unduly interfere with mining. "That recycling thing - it's a nonstarter," said Bill Riley, mining coordinator the EPA's Seattle office, in an interview. "I don't see any way around that." Richins said the concern...
State cites mine for creek erosion good as what's on paper. ... It really shows the need for substantial state oversight," said Kat Hall, mining coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Russell said the company is going to work with the state on getting...
Air, water quality issues could delay Kensington mine opening

...also needs approval from the EPA. Coeur hasn't presented the agency with its latest proposal, said Bill Riley, mining coordinator for the region that includes Alaska, from EPA's Seattle office Wednesday. Riley considers 12 to 14 months to...
Alaska regulators want authority to grant own water discharge permits

...state's effort to run its own permitting program, said Cindi Godsey, the agency's Anchorage-based Alaska mining coordinator. But before the state gets approval from EPA, it will have to compile a report on how it will run the program...
SEACC places new demand on mine site

...This is a backhanded way of getting around that," Droubay said. Heath directed inquiries Monday to Rob Cadmus, mining coordinator for SEACC. Cadmus would not comment on specifics leading to the organization's request. He pointed to previous...
Officials are 'hungry' for barge details

...particularly in the dynamic and challenging conditions that can occur in the Taku River and Inlet," said Tom Crafford, mining coordinator for the state Department of Natural Resources, in a recent letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment office...


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