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Report: Fish unaffected by Tulsequah Chief mine discharge

...poses a low risk to fish in the Tulsequah River, according to a third-party...quality at four sites in the Tulsequah River, where the mine is located near...leaking sulfuric acid into the Tulsequah River, down the Taku River and into...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-15/report-fish-unaffected-tulsequah-chief-
Local
Taku's riches are its fishery, not another mining venture

...Cominco left behind vast amounts of tailings and waste rock that continue to cause acid mine drainage to flow into the Tulsequah River and thence down the Taku River into Alaska. Canadian government documents indicate that acid mine drainage from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041610/let_610552169.shtml
Opinion
After 50 years of toxic seep, mine cleanup to begin soon

...100 feet down a bare hillside and into an orange pool. The metals in the orange water have been leaking into the Tulsequah River and on into the Taku for a half-century. After 50 years, the Tulsequah Chief mine is scheduled to reopen. But...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101908/loc_346172516.shtml
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...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 in 1957. Though a recent study found the drainage is not having...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
My Turn: Transboundary impacts on Southeast fishing

...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 biggest salmon producer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-02/my-turn-transboundary-impacts-southea
Opinion
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...it reprocesses two previously mined mineral deposits. The mine closed in 1957 and has been leaking acid into the Tulsequah River, which flows into the Taku River, since its closure. There was a brief attempt at cleanup before the then-owner...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Tulsequah construction could start in spring '04

...Tulsequah Chief mine is on the Tulsequah River a few miles from where that waterway...literally on the banks of the Tulsequah River, and it's been polluting the...pond is about two miles from the Tulsequah River, and about 11 miles from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030203/sta_mineconstruct.shtml
News
B.C.: Mine must be reopened to clean it up

British Columbia officials say there might be no way to clean up acid rock drainage into the Tulsequah River without restarting a mining operation. And they say that while Alaskans and U.S. officials will be consulted closely throughout...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120601/sta_bcmine.shtml
News
Tulsequah is toxic, not beneficial

...and its tailings dump are right on the banks of the Tulsequah River, just upstream from the Taku-Tulsequah juncture...Redfern is allowing the Tulsequah Chief to pollute the Tulsequah River with 15 tons of toxic heavy metals per year, over...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060805/let_20050608005.shtml
Opinion
Canada is fine with the mine

...Juneau residents and U.S. authorities have been scrutinizing the proposal to reopen the historic mine alongside the Tulsequah River, about seven miles upstream of its confluence with the Taku River. Most of the local concern about the mine has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010905/loc_20050109003.shtml
News

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