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Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett

...Perhaps Mr. Bennett has forgotten about the Tulsequah Chief Mine. Southeast Alaska has not forgotten.The Tulsequah Chief Mine, located south of Juneau on the Taku River just...
My Turn: Disagreements over mining require dialogue

...contaminants. By 2011, pink salmon had returned to Britannia Creek to spawn.I am aware of the history of the Tulsequah Chief Mine and the problems that have occurred since it closed more than 50 years ago. You make a fair point. But I also...
Tulsequah Chief Mine loses big investor attempting to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine, has taken a financial hit...have Alaskans monitoring the Tulsequah Chief Mine and other transboundary
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...projects like KSM.B.C officials said their permitting process would stop acid mine drainage pollution from the Tulsequah Chief mine. Yet, that pollution still continues in violation of Canadian law and B.C. permits. In 2009, B.C. approved...
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

Chieftain Metals, owner of the Tulsequah Chief mine, has returned to plans to use barges on the Taku River, spurring concern from some in Juneau.In its most recent plan to open...
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...Transboundary Mining Working Group, grew up on the Taku River. He said that acid mine leakage has been occurring from the Tulsequah Chief Mine, located on a tributary of the Taku River, since the mine closed down in 1957, despite repeated attempts to...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...uncertainty in the analysis exceeds any predictive value. In other words, after 200 years, no one knows."The Tulsequah Chief Mine has been leaching acid mine drainage into the Tulsequah River, which flows into the Taku River, since it closed...
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

...of B.C. from the Taku all the way down to the Unuk should concern all of us in Southeast. In the Taku, the Tulsequah Chief mine has been polluting the river with acid mine drainage since the late 1950s, and little has been done by the mining...
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...the Stikine, Southeast Alaska's second-largest salmon producing river. Plans are in the works to reopen the Tulsequah Chief mine located in the Taku River watershed near Juneau. The Tulsequah Chief has been releasing acid mine drainage into...
My Turn: Transboundary impacts on Southeast fishing

...containments that will fill two valleys and contain billions of tons of acid-generating rock. ? The reopening of the Tulsequah Chief mine, located on the Tulsequah River just upstream of its confluence with the Taku River. The Taku is Southeast Alaska's...


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