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Draft EIS nearly ready for Donlin, in the works for Chuitna

...subsurface minerals owner. The Kuskokwim Corp., a consortium of local village corporations, owns surface lands at the mine site.If Donlin Gold is developed it will be a major employer in the region, now one of the state's most economically-depressed...
Appeals filed in water reservation case

...PacRim Coal is pursuing.As part of that decision, it was determined that granting the requested reservations within the mine-site boundaries "likely would preclude the mine project from moving forward."The appeals filed object to the granting...
DNR grants one of three Chuitna Citizens Coalition water reservations

...of which lie within the proposed mine site and will be completely dewatered...requested reservations within the mine-site boundaries "likely would preclude...a reservation of water within the mine site will be seen as pre-judging the...
In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment

...said, "I can put it this way: this is a yes or no question. I cannot give the in-stream flow reservation in the mine-site area and also give a water right to PacRim." PacRim declined to comment for this article. Bob Shavelson, executive...
Lt. Governor outlines state stake in British Columbia issues

...development in the region and provide recommendations.During the trip, Mallott said he also flew over the Mount Polley mine site, where a tailings pond failed last year. He also met with mine officials.Having spent time with Mallott, Bennett...
Alaska, B.C. cooperate quietly on transboundary issues

...surface-underground mine typical of other porphyry mines in the region.KSM would have an initial mine life of 52 years.While the mine site is 22 miles upstream of the Canada-Alaska border near the Unuk River, the tailings management facility would be 18...
Donlin Gold project has peninsula implications

...each year during operations. The site will have a mine-life of an estimated 29 years. He said that the open-pit mine site will be like a small city and contain a campsite for 600 people. Despite already being nearly 20 years in development...
EPA releases final report on Pebble Mine

...which would pose risks similar to those highlighted in the report. The report also found that polluted water from the mine site could get into streams through runoff or uncollected leachate, even with the use of modern mining practices, raising...
EPA: Mining poses risks to Bristol Bay salmon

...protect Bristol Bay. He said no timeline for a response had been set.The report also found that polluted water from the mine site could get into streams through runoff or uncollected leachate, even with the use of modern mining practices. It noted...
What others say: Pullout may stall Pebble, but site remains alluring

...wealth ever discovered." But it has proved consistently controversial since its inception - no surprise, given that the mine site is difficult to reach and sits on and above streams that feed into the lucrative Bristol Bay fishery.The Pebble project's...


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