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Fish Factor: Rain-powered boats

...will buy 60 percent of its salmon from Norway, and 40 percent from Chile. Norway is the world's largest farmed salmon producer and uses far less antibiotics. Latest figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization show Norway produced 1...
My Turn: Minister Bennett's words carry little weight for Alaskans

...sent 6.6 billion gallons of toxic sludge into a tributary of the Fraser River, one of Canada's most important salmon producers. The report said B.C. was using 100-year-old technology to manage mine waste and predicted that two tailings...
Company behind Mt. Polley disaster to open mine near Southeast Alaska

...Metals Corporation mine already being constructed at the headwaters of the Stikine watershed, one of the largest salmon producers in the Tongass National Forest.The Red Chris Project, an open-pit copper and gold mine, is being constructed...
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...develop a massive gold and copper t mine in the headwaters of the Unuk River, one of Southeast Alaska's largest king salmon producers and a traditional and customary river for hooligan fishing. What they are envisioning really frightened me. Seabridge...
My Turn: Transboundary impacts on Southeast fishing

...the Tulsequah River just upstream of its confluence with the Taku River. The Taku is Southeast Alaska's biggest salmon producer. ? The proposed Galore Creek mine, located on Galore Creek, which flows into the Scud River, a salmon-producing...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...mine is located about 400 miles from Ketchikan. The same company responsible for Mount Polley Mine is building another mine at the headwaters of the Stikine watershed, one of the largest salmon producers in the Tongass National Forest.
My Turn: Canadian mine poses threat to the Taku River watershed of the largest salmon runs in both Southeast Alaska and British Columbia. Usually, it's among the top five salmon producers in the state. According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaskan fishermen catch more than 2 million...
Fishing association opposes proposed Pebble mine

...would operate north of Lake Iliamna, which connects to Bristol Bay by the Kvichak River, historically a prolific salmon producer. Bristol Bay has the world's largest sockeye run. Last year, commercial fishermen caught 24.5 million sockeye...
Outside editorial: Alaska salmon better for you than farmed fish

...habitat. Already, escaped fish have produced young in Canadian rivers where wild salmon spawn. Norway, the biggest salmon producer, had to poison its rivers to kill parasites from farmed fish that spread to the wild. An industry spokeswoman agreed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive road to the Alaska Highway. The sticking point for her is the road would be built near the Taku River - a major salmon producer in Canada and Alaska. Kerttula said she was approached by local fishermen who were concerned building a road there...


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