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Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) mine, at the headwaters of the Unuk River in British Columbia. The Unuk River flows into Misty Fjords National Monument just north of Ketchikan - an area where hundreds of commercial, sport and personal use fishermen rely...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-01/letter-editor-pay-attention-dangerous
Opinion
Public comment period opens for KSM mine

...Unuk and Nass rivers, 19 miles from the Alaska border. The Unuk, which begins in Canada and flows into Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument, supports all five species of salmon, as well as eulachon. The Nass is British Columbia's third...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/public-comment-period-opens-ksm-mine
Outdoors
Ketchikan students learn sea skills

...returning April 27.Collins said multi-day maritime trips were common in the 1980s, and he has taken students to Misty Fjords National Monument, but this was the first to Petersburg.It was the first multi-day trip for Landwehr as well...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27/ketchikan-students-learn-sea-skills
State
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...mine site is located in northwest B.C., Canada, it sits at the headwaters of the Unuk River, which flows into the Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan. The river supports all five species of salmon, as well as hooligan.That's why...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Water treatment facilities filtering water from the mine site and into the Unuk River, which flows into Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument, may need to operate 200 years or more to prevent acid from draining into Southeast Alaska waters...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

...quality and fish habitat. As a former commercial fisherman in Southeast Alaska and member of the group formed to protect Misty Fjords, I am familiar with how important these rivers are to Alaska. The track record of mining in B.C. and, now, the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-no-guarantees-ksm-mine
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...is located about 50 miles northwest of Hyder. It sits in the Canadian headwaters the Unuk, upriver from Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument. The KSM project calls for three large open pits, an underground mine and enormous dumps for billions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-13/my-turn-alaska-officials-need-pay-att
Opinion
My Turn: Transboundary impacts on Southeast fishing

...Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) gold-copper mine located in the headwaters of the Unuk River which flows into Southeast Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument. This mine plan calls for three large open pits, an underground mine, an enormous tailings dump and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-02/my-turn-transboundary-impacts-southea
Opinion
Empire Editorial: KSM: Leaving Alaskans with all risk, zero benefit

...Chinook salmon runs. It is also an important subsistence fishery for eulachon. Ultimately, the watershed drains into Misty Fjords National Monument, which draws scores of tourists annually.The developer, Seabridge Gold Inc. plans to store and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-27/ksm-leaving-alaskans-all-risk-zero-be
Opinion
Groups: BC's proposed KSM Mine 'looming train wreck' for Southeast

...expect it to be operational for 52 years.The mine is proposed for a site on the Unuk River, which flows into the Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan. The Unuk River supports all five species of salmon, including a large number of kings...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-18/groups-bcs-proposed-ksm-mine-looming
Outdoors

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