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Mining company eyes ski area for gold mine

...Health Trust Authority will consider a proposal from a Vancouver mining company to turn the oldest downhill ski area near Fairbanks...paid just $2,500 per year to use trust authority land. The mining company would pay a higher fee and royalties if it extracts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/mining-company-eyes-ski-area-gold-mine
State
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities

...the public about several large-scale mining operations planned or already under construction...Borders and the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group will hold community presentations...Presenters at these public forums will be mining expert Dave Chambers, Ph.D., fisheries...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/transboundary-mine-presentations-be-
Outdoors
Around town for Friday, Oct. 24

...Mine Presentations, 6 p.m., at Centennial Hall.Canadian Mining: What's At Stake For Alaska? 6-8 p.m., at Centennial...fellow Alaskans for an evening that will focus on large-scale mining projects in British Columbia and the potential impacts to Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/today-oct-24
Local
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...Co-Chair of the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Work Group and 2nd Vice President of Central...thinks a committee established around mining in shared watersheds may be the ultimate...British Columbia continues to develop its mining potential."It would be nice if they...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-22/controversial-ksm-mine-gets-key-perm
Outdoors
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

...and he expects it can be repaired.The 440-foot ship operated by the Russian shipping firm Sasco carried 298 containers of mining equipment and hundreds of tons of fuel. It was headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/adrift-russian-ship-towed-safely-canadi
State
EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

...S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a world-premier salmon fishery.The decision could have implications for the proposed Pebble Mine...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/epa-extends-decision-making-mining-prop
State
EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

...S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a world-premier salmon fishery.The decision could have implications for the proposed Pebble Mine...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/epa-extends-decision-making-mining-prop
State
Huna Totem president appointed by governor

...positions with investment bank JP Morgan, including vice president of global project finance and power and vice president of global mining and metals, according to the release. Gaffaney is a board member of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and the Hoonah Community...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/huna-totem-president-appointed-governor
Local
My Turn: Let's not cook the goose that lays the golden eggs

...salmon fishery in all of Alaska, which according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski provides more local household incomes than timber, mining, oil and gas combined. We also support tourism, the region's second largest economic driver, using our materials to promote...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-16/my-turn-lets-not-cook-goose-lays-gold
Opinion
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

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