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BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processes

...speak with Secretary of State John Kerry about transboundary mining when Kerry is in Alaska to "impress upon him the importance...Mallott are in Ketchikan; other BC officials are touring Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek Mine on Admiralty Island.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-27/bc-alaska-to-draft-memorandum-for-mi
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What others say: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...the past year has questioned Canada's mining standards, including if they exist...Outdoors section. The second came after the mining company sued and the BC Supreme Court...denial.In the debate over transboundary mining, those against mines along Southeast...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-29/what-others-say-canada-can-say-no
Opinion
Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

...initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes...from issuing a development permit when a mining activity could result in the digging and...affecting the exploration, development and mining of state mineral resources because the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-18/alaska-high-court-local-mining-initi
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DNR hears arguments for Chuitna water rights

...much around the well-established pro-mining and pro-salmon arguments as a regulatory...several representatives from oil, gas, and mining industries with no vested interest in...for filing, and that the fears of the mining industry are overblown."This doesn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-22/dnr-hears-arguments-for-chuitna-wate
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Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...group spinning the truth - beware! This initiative would open the door to attack other resource industries such as oil and gas mining. Don't believe that families who have fished for generations would ever engage in fishing practices that harm the resource...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
Opinion
On the Gold King Mine spill

...concern is wholly legitimate, but the issue is hardly new.The mining activity that largely defined the Silverton economy and culture...geography and mineralogy has long affected water quality, and the mining complex exacerbates the problem. That formula is compounded...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-12/on-the-gold-king-mine-spill
Opinion
What others say: Make good on UA system's strengths

...includes a "focus on distinctive strength" at each of the system's campuses. In Fairbanks, that would mean a focus on mining and engineering. At Anchorage, aviation technology and the Institute of Social and Economic Research will take priority...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-22/what-others-say-make-good-on-us-s
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Mining should be taxed like oil industry

...industry paid around 5 percent. Coal mining also returns around 5 percent to the state...groundtruthtrekking.org/Issues/MetalsMining/Mining-Taxes-Revenue-Alaska.html) What...13 Clarion article about large-scale mining, Representative Dan Saddler is quoted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-28/mining-should-be-taxed-li
Letters
Poll: Most voters support ban on mining Bristol Bay

...ballot initiative that would prohibit mining in Bristol Bay, according to an opinion...tremendously when they were able to oppose mining in just that one area." Participants...were asked if they favored prohibiting mining in Bristol Bay, as opposed to previous...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-14
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Lawmakers: Large-scale mining can be done right

...Pebble Mine that they believe large-scale mining "can be done right" in Alaska.In a...recent report, found large-scaling mining in the region posed significant risks...approval for a large-scale metallic sulfide mining operation in the Bristol Bay region...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-12/lawmakers-large-scale-mining-can-be-
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