Southeast Alaska’s Tlingit-Haida Central Council is increasing its opposition to mines just across the border in British Columbia.
Three Southeast representatives want their colleagues to sign on to a campaign to protect the region’s fisheries from British Columbia mines.
British Columbia recently granted provisional environmental approval to the Brucejack mine project, putting another gold mine upstream from Southeast Alaska a step closer to opening.
A new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia’s mining boom near its border with Alaska. But the group is not ready to take the stands mine critics hope for.
A new copper and gold mine in Southeast Alaska’s Stikine River watershed is a significant step closer to opening.
There will likely not be enough King salmon for commercial fisheries near the Stikine and Taku Rivers next May.
British 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.
The Western Mining Action Network held a discussion on the development of large mines in British Columbia that could impact the Taku, Stikine and Unuk rivers.
t looks like there won’t be a chinook subsistence fishery on the Stikine River this year. Officials this week closed the annual opening, scheduled for May 15th to June 20th