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Tulsequah Chief Mine loses big investor

...Alaska.The Taku River enters U.S. waters about 10 miles southeast of Juneau and is the largest salmon-producing river system in Southeast Alaska, according to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources website.Concerns about the effects on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-28/tulsequah-chief-mine-loses-big-investor
Local
Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...king salmon and the Speel Lake sockeye salmon tightened. The Klukshu is a transboundary river and is part of the Alsek River system, originating in the Yukon and terminating southeast of Yakutat. Ranges for the Lost River coho salmon, the Southern...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/southeast-salmon-escapement-goals-chang
Local
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...Anchorage as it has been for the past several cycles.Escapement goals are the number of fish needed to return to a river system and spawn to produce future runs. At the October meeting, the board will hear reports on the Prince William Sound...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-12/board-fisheries-readies-annual-work-ses
State | Local
What's next for Sean Parnell?

...communities are in that spot as well. (The Interior Energy Project) then becomes the anchor project to deliver gas to river system communities and Richardson Highway communities. (If the project gets off track), Fairbanks, North Pole and rural...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-30/whats-next-sean-parnell
Local
Chinook News provides statewide perspective on major issues surrounding Chinook salmon in Alaska

...fisheries to sustain harvests even during years of low runs. Over the next five years, the Initiative will study 12 river systems throughout Alaska through the support of Governor Parnell and the Alaska Legislature. ADF&G is committed to keeping...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/chinook-news-provides-statewide-pers
Outdoors
Fish success

...Another is when they leave the glacial waters expelled by the Taku Glacier. "Sequential imprints are waypoints in long river systems," Heard said. "They're played back in reverse sequence to reach home."Much of that navigation is by smell...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/fish-success
Outdoors
Quebec town still recovering from train disaster a year later

...Paved roads and new buildings remain a long way off in the fenced-off disaster zone. The damage to the surrounding river system hasn't been fully made public, and the environmental cleanup alone will cost at least $200 million.Upsetting many...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-04/quebec-town-still-recovering-train-di
Not For Web
Jökulhlaup erupts from glacier

...levels is higher than what occurred in 2011. A lot of it depends on how fast the water can flow through the lake and river system. Right now, it seems to be flowing really fast."Mendenhall Campground and access to the lake will be closed today...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-erupts-glacier
Local
My Turn: Applying environmental protection where it matters

...if the government had vigorously studied and applied appropriate limits on salmon production losses in the Columbia River system long before all the dams were designed and built. But the EPA didn't exist back then. Now it's got such a grip...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/my-turn-applying-environmental-protec
Opinion
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

...all of the Tongass' systems will increase in the spring and fall, and more frequent and intense floods will scour river systems in a way that could impact salmon fry and egg survival. Periods of low water flow will also likely last longer, the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/researcher-some-rivers-salmon-risk
Outdoors

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