The company that’s trying to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine has apparently abandoned plans to build a road to the mine site
Botelho has joined the growing sentiment on the Alaska side of the salmon-rich river that mine owner Chieftain Metals will not be able to remedy the 60-year-old problem of Acid Rock Drainage.
A water treatment plant at the Tulsequah Chief Mine project in British Columbia has been shut down.
Mine owners Chieftain Metals shut off the plant on June 22nd. The company says it cannot continue spending money on water treatment without any mine income.