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River data gathered as safeguard against mining

...as a safeguard against possible uranium mining.The Center for Water Advocacy is working...checkpoint to protest the idea of uranium mining.Hal Shepherd, director of the water-advocacy...water rights, then the state or the other mining companies can just use our water and probably...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-30/river-data-gathered-safeguard-against-m
State
Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...been some economic benefit from offshore mining, but those benefits are outweighed by...Hughes with the Nome chapter of the Alaska Mining Association.Bahnke said the city has...revenue from summer sectors such as offshore mining. The council ultimately decided against...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-31/gold-miners-outraged-critical-letter
State
My Turn: Applying environmental protection where it matters

The prospects for massive open pit mining in the Bristol Bay watershed suffered...published before the developers designed mining plans, prepared an Environmental Impact...environmental protection at Pebble or any other mining project. My point is that if we want...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/my-turn-applying-environmental-protec
Opinion
EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine

...McLerran said the science is clear "that mining the Pebble deposit would cause irreversible...proposed restrictions were finalized, mining of the Pebble deposit would still be possible...disposal of materials associated with mining the Pebble deposit. The agency said it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/epa-proposal-could-block-huge-alaska-mi
State
Inhospitable treatment

...the lodge about 150 miles west of Yakutat. Gorin owns a small gold exploration and mining company based out of Diablo, Calif., called Orovada Exploration & Mining, Inc., and was staying at the lodge on a business trip with his assistant, Amy...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/inhospitable-treatment
Local
Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

...the Pebble deposit before the project goes through permitting.EPA proposed restrictions that, while not outright banning mining of the Pebble deposit, would essentially block the type of project the mine's owners previously outlined.The groups' attorneys...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/pebble-wants-notice-future-epa-action
State
My Turn: Alaska Bankers Association: Vote no on one

...productive uses and are actively lending to businesses across diverse industries such as seafood, tourism, construction and mining, among others. There is one industry, however, that dwarfs all others, supports most state government services and accounts...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-25/my-turn-0
Opinion
City museum's annual mining lecture this Friday

...the Douglas City Museum hosts their annual Mining Lecture in the Hickel Room at Centennial Hall...year, Mike Satre, of Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, will deliver a lecture he calls "Mining 101," which will shed light on hard rock...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/city-museums-annual-mining-lecture-f
Outdoors
City Museum organizes mining lecture at Centennial Hall Friday

...community relations with Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, will deliver a lecture called Mining 101 at 7 p.m. Friday, May 30 in the Hickel...Centennial Hall. Satre will shed light on hard rock mining methods and practices of the past and the present...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-29/city-museum-organizes-mining-lecture-cent
Art
Hecla continues support for UAS Pathways to Mining

...University of Alaska Southeast Pathways to Mining program. The big check was issued at...2011 enabled UAS to begin the Pathways to Mining program. Pathways has proven to be an...opportunities offered by both Hecla and the mining industry. A Hecla spokesperson reported...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-15/hecla-continues-support-uas-pathway
Neighbors

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