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After Bennett visit, groups are cautiously optimistic of progress

...agreement on that, but the devil's going to be in the details of how we move forward," said Chris Zimmer of Rivers Without Borders, one of the environmental groups that has raised awareness of the transboundary mines issue.While environmentalists...
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Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...analyzing the long-term cumulative impacts of development, said Chris Zimmer, Alaska campaign director for Rivers Without Borders, one of the groups calling for the commission's involvement.Mallott, who works on trans-boundary water...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...way to move forward and be assured that we're going to be heard and listened to by Canada."That way, said Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer, is the IJC. "The only thing that gives us power is the IJC," Zimmer...
Mallott holds meetings on trans-boundary issues

...impact that proposed mines in British Columbia will have on rivers that flow into southeast Alaska.The group Rivers Without Borders is among those seeking to have enforceable protections in place for the waters.
BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...get involved on the issue of transboundary mines - mines located in Canadian watersheds that flow into Alaska.Rivers Without Borders Alaska Campaign Director Chris Zimmer said the Morrison decision is great for those who live near it and are concerned...
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat that."Environmental staff from the DIA and Rivers Without Borders spoke on the impact of the now-defunct Tulsequah...for sites upstream from Southeast watersheds.Rivers Without Borders' Chris Zimmer said the Taku is "the most productive...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...and that the expert panel specifically recommends against," said Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director of Rivers Without Borders. "The panel called Mount Polley a 'loaded gun' and B.C. is loading the chamber at Red Chris."Southeast...
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...concluded in 2011 that none of the barging options were practical," Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director of Rivers Without Borders, said in a press release. "The threat of salmon habitat damage from groundings and accidents, as well as spills...
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary have any say over how these mining projects are developed. Chris Zimmer, the Alaska Campaign Director for Rivers Without Borders, described the British Columbia industrial boom as a "freight train pointed at Southeast Alaska. The question...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...another signee on the letter. Representatives from Seabridge attended the mining meeting, as did Chris Zimmer, of Rivers without Borders.Brent Murphy, Seabridge Gold Vice President of Environmental Affairs, said the meeting went well."We heard...
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