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Review of Red Chris Mine finds tailings dam concerns

Review of Red Chris Mine finds tailings dam concernsAs Southeast Alaskans become more concerned about mine development in British Columbia, a copper and gold mine in the Stikine River watershed is expected to start full operations next month. But an independent review of its tailings facility found issues with the design.

Mine critics target investors, government officials

Mine critics target investors, government officialsTransboundary mine critics are trying a new tactic in their opposition to the KSM mine. They’re telling investors it's a bad place to put their money.

Rare conference brings Russian, American officials to table on Arctic oil

A conference underway this week is trying to work around sanctions and rhetoric in order to focus on mutual interests in the Bering Sea.

Southeast communities speak out on B.C. mines

Southeast communities speak out on B.C. minesMore than half a dozen mines have been proposed in B.C., and several sit in the headwaters of rivers flowing into Southeast Alaska.

Transboundary group wants a voice in BC mining process

Proposed copper mines in British Columbia have a coalition speaking out on what they say could potentially hurt salmon runs for people on both sides of the border.

It’s back to barging for Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah project

It’s back to barging for Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah projectThe company that’s trying to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine has apparently abandoned plans to build a road to the mine site

BC official says mine concerns heard, critics disagree

BC official says mine concerns heard, critics disagreeBritish Columbia officials say they understand why Alaskans are concerned about new mines planned for transboundary rivers. But critics on this side of the border say they’re not doing anything about it.

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidates

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidatesBritish Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Alaska Legislature.

Shell Oil asks for more time on Beaufort, Chukchi Leases

Shell Oil asks for more time on Beaufort, Chukchi LeasesShell Oil has spent the better part of a decade – and more than $6 billion – trying to explore prospects in the Alaskan Arctic, but they have little to show for it.

As field season ends, gasline becomes focal point in gubernatorial race

As field season ends, gasline becomes focal point in gubernatorial raceHow much money do you have to spend to get a handful of dirt? About half a billion, if you’re talking about samples from the proposed site for a natural gas liquification plant in Nikiski.