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My Turn: file unfair trade complaint against BC mines

...Hydro.Large mines use enormous amounts of power to crush and grind ore into powder. The proposed KSM Mine in the Unuk River watershed, would consist of three open pits and a tailings facility. According to the KSM 2012 Feasibility Study...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-06/my-turn-file-unfair-trade-complaint-a
Opinion
Q&A with Bill Bennett

...Sulphurets Mitchell (proposed for the transboundary Unuk River watershed, with a tailings facility in BC's Nass River...conditions, which they are required by law to meet.The Unuk River drainage has to deal with water treatment modeled in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/qa-bill-bennett
Local
B.C. mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup

...began operating this year, and the Brucejack, in the Unuk River watershed, recently received federal environmental approval...proposed mines, like Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell, in the Unuk River watershed.He also said there's a perception that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-26/bc-mines-minister-talks-transboundary-m
State | Local
Letter: I was at Sulphurets Creek

...statements were hotly refuted by many in the crowd, including me.In June 2001, I was one of the 10 asked to float the Unuk River, a trip sponsored by the Transboundary Watershed Alliance. We were on the river for six days. The Unuk is a spectacular...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-10-29/letter-i-was-sulphurets-creek
Letters
My Turn: A cautionary 'tail'

...the British Columbia portions of the Taku, Stikine and Unuk River watersheds.We in Montana have had decades of experience...of the international waters of the Taku, Stikine and Unuk rivers, and reject the empty rhetoric and "promise" of meaningless...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/my-turn-cautionary-tail
Opinion
BC mines minister comes to Juneau

...focused on five mines in particular: The Tulsequah Chief in the Taku River watershed, Kerr-Sulpherets-Mitchell in the Unuk River drainage, and Red Chris, Shaft Creek and Galore Creek near the Stikine and Iskut rivers.Environmental groups have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/bc-mines-minister-comes-juneau
State
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...Cooperative Association,and the Ketchikan Indian Community to collect baseline water data on the Taku, Stikine and Unuk rivers, respectively, said Jennifer Hanlon, CCTHITA environmental specialist. The DIA, said tribal administrator Andrea...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-07/tribes-public-work-toward-unified-voice
Local
My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

...Internal Transboundary Waters Workgroup has upheld the importance of collecting baseline data for the Taku, Stikine and Unuk Rivers. We also understand that now, more than ever, we have to find ways to work with other entities involved in collecting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-19/my-turn-state-prepared-walk-its-salmo
Opinion
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...approach is being applied to mining in transboundary watersheds in northern B.C., including the Taku, Stikine and Unuk rivers that flow into Alaska," Salmon Beyond Borders' press release said.The group is especially concerned about the Red...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/mount-polley-re-open-after-last-year
Outdoors
Environmental groups: KSM a bad investment

...transboundary mines, and Earthworks, an environmental group, produced a report which says KSM, which would empty into the Unuk River watershed, is a risky investment for several reasons. It's risky because of "unfavorable economics... use of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-22/environmental-groups-ksm-bad-investment
Local

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