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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...Petroleum, the federal government, and the basic sector (mining, fishing, timber and tourism) drive Alaska's economy and...through 2020. Turning to the basic sector: tourism is seasonal; mining and fishing are extractive and with no viable processing and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-model-alaskas-road-economic-g
Opinion
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...shareholders have received more than $200 million in dividends that are a direct result of Red Dog Mine operations. Since mining began, NANA shareholders working at the mine have earned $430 million in wages, and the Northwest Arctic Borough has received...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-location-expertise-and-timing
Opinion
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...the only issue Kerry discussed with the Alaska reporters. As he was leaving the discussion, he was asked about Canada's mining projects in British Columbia near its border with Alaska. Those so-called "transboundary mines" have raised concerns among...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/kerry-talks-tech-solution-climate-chang
State
Empire Editorial: Bennett's visit reason for cautious optimism

...it comes to the topic of transboundary mining issues, the opinion pages of the Juneau...over Southeast Alaskans who view Canadian mining companies with the same distrust as North...of British Columbia, the provinces's mining regulations and of himself that helped...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-28/bennetts-visit-reason-cautious-optimi
Opinion
After Bennett visit, groups are cautiously optimistic of progress

...British Columbia delegation led by provincial Mines and Energy Minister Bill Bennett.Bennett, in Juneau this week to discuss mining development along Alaska's border with BC, is scheduled to leave Juneau today for Ketchikan before returning to Canada...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/after-bennett-visit-groups-are-cautious
State | Local
BC mines minister comes to Juneau

...four-day trip intended to calm Southeast Alaskans' fears about mining along the border with Canada.Bennett's visit reciprocates...idea was dropped, The Canadian Press reported, after BC's mining ministry received feedback that the event amounted to lip service...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/bc-mines-minister-comes-juneau
State
BC, Alaska to draft MOU for mine processes

...speak with Secretary of State John Kerry about transboundary mining when Kerry is in Alaska to "impress upon him the importance...Mallott are in Ketchikan; other BC officials are touring Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek Mine on Admiralty Island.? Contact...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/bc-alaska-draft-mou-mine-processes
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...the past year has questioned Canada's mining standards, including if they exist...Outdoors section. The second came after the mining company sued and the BC Supreme Court...denial. In the debate over transboundary mining, those against mines along Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-24/empire-editorial-canada-can-say-no-mi
Opinion
Local mining initiative not viable

...initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes...from issuing a development permit when a mining activity could result in the digging and...affecting the exploration, development and mining of state mineral resources because the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-20/local-mining-initiative-not-viable
Local
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

JUNEAU - A provincial map showing the planned or potential mining activity in British Columbia is so pocked that Lt. Gov. Byron...representatives have been involved in environmental assessments of mining projects in British Columbia, and the ministry is working with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/alaska-raises-concerns-over-possible-mi
State

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