Beverly Elysee Jones

...Russian Chris" Botagov. Beverly's mother, Elizabeth Hubbard, was of San Diego Hubbards, a family active in the Copper River mining claims (Hubbard Elliott Mines) of last century. As a young girl, Beverly was raised as a Southern California kid by her...
Greens Creek parent acquires Montana mining company

...Creek Mine has announced the acquisition of a silver-mining company with holdings in western Montana.In an email Monday, Hecla Mining Company announced its aquisition of Revett Mining Company. Revett had been developing the Rock Creek Project...
Concerned Alaska Native, First Nation representatives attend Seabridge Gold annual meeting

...representatives had some questions for a Canadian mining company at its annual meeting, concerned...ancestral lands.United Tribal Transboundary Mining Work Group representative Fred Olsen Jr...particularly after the Mount Polley catastrophe. Mining companies need to do more than make promises...
Greens Creek mine expands tailings facility

Greens Creek mine has begun construction on an expansion of its existing tailings facility, which holds the mining waste that can be dangerous if mismanaged.The Admiralty Island mine buries and compacts its tailings underground in a designated...
My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...Chris in the transboundary Stikine River watershed.While our mining industry in Alaska takes great care to design world-class...its own government report that strongly recommended any new mining development in the province exclude wet tailings storage due...
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...income tax at 15 percent of the federal income tax, reducing petroleum credits, capping PFD dividends at $1,200, increasing mining taxes, establishing a health care provider tax and yes, I'm disappointed to say, a 1 percent sales tax. Although I do...
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25th annual Gold Rush Days to be held this weekend

...Rush Days, a celebration of the past, present and future of Southeast Alaska's mining and logging industry.This year's two-day celebration begins with mining competition events Saturday at 9 a.m. and will run until around 5 p.m. that...
Proposed coal mine development draws water rights debate

...KTOO-FM reported PacRim Coal has applied for traditional, perpetual water rights over Middle Creek near its proposed strip-mining operation.The Chuitna Citizens' Coalition in 2009 filed a Reservation of water rights to keep the water in Middle Creek...
Environmental groups: KSM a bad investment

...need to treat each year - up to 20.8 billion gallons per year, with post-closure water treatment costs geophysicist and mining expert David Chambers estimates will be at least $1 billion.The Mount Polley panel, which reviewed the cause of the tailings...


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