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“Rest assured,” writes Michael Goehring, president of the British Columbia Mining Association, to Southeast Alaskans in his recent commentary. “Our industry is committed to managing… Continue reading
Kinross Gold says its Alaska investments have ‘extremely high’ energy costs and carbon emissions.
Company sticking to development plans, despite federal action barring permitting for the project.
As close neighbors, British Columbia and Alaska share a common goal: to foster responsible resource development by championing the highest standards of environmental protection for… Continue reading
DEC permit challenged by environmentalists and mine interests.
DEC issues waste management permit for exploratory drilling; plaintiffs weigh further challenge.
Two years ago this fall, I testified at a Wrangell Borough Assembly meeting in support of yet another resolution calling on the U.S. federal government… Continue reading
20-year prohibition on mining, oil drilling applies to newly exposed land as ice continues retreat
“We have no real power to stop what’s going on — even if we fight it seems to happen anyways.”
Indigenous leaders — including Rep. Peltola, U.S. and Canadian tribes — seek joint oversight of areas
“They made numerous unsupported comparisons and conclusions to support their allegation.”
ANCHORAGE — Three Alaska Native tribes have sued to block what they say would be one of the largest gold mines in the world, arguing… Continue reading
Public comment starts Friday on four options that could extend mine’s life up to 40 years
Hecla Greens Creek Mine official ardently refutes the report’s findings.
Native and legislative leaders reinterate call for U.S. intervention after Canadian officials’ visit
Environmental groups welcome end of receivership after decades of limbo.
Decisions can have centuries of impact, according to researchers.
Good weather and good turnouts welcomed the first day of the event.
Ready for litigation.
Objections period is open.