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Judge temporarily halts EPA’s 404(c) process on Pebble Mine

Judge temporarily halts EPA’s 404(c) process on Pebble MineThe process allows the EPA to restrict or prohibit projects that could have adverse effects on fishery areas.

Corporate officers of mining company in Western Alaska indicted by federal grand jury

Corporate officers of mining company in Western Alaska indicted by federal grand juryXS Platinum and five of its employees and corporate officers have been indicted by a federal grand jury for alleged illegal discharges of mine waste water at the Platinum Creek Mine into the Salmon River and for making false statements to authorities.

Ketchikan considers International Joint Commission involvement on transboundary mines issue

Ketchikan considers International Joint Commission involvement on transboundary mines issueA number of proposed mines close to rivers that flow from British Columbia into Alaska have raised concerns among conservation, fishing industry and Native groups.

Regional tribal government considered in Western Alaska

The delegates will look at major changes to how the YK Delta is governed through four main resolutions under discussion.

Delinquent Mine Fines: ‘Clearly Troubling … More Can Be Done’

Delinquent Mine Fines: ‘Clearly Troubling … More Can Be Done’Delinquent mines collectively have an average injury rate 50 percent higher than that of mines that paid their fines.

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.