Mount Polley Mine Report Highlights Threats to Alaska Salmon, Fishing Jobs and Communities

canadian-american-flagA diverse group of Alaskans said a report released today on the Mount Polley mine disaster in British Columbia (B.C.) provides new evidence that mines planned and under construction in the B.C. headwaters of highly productive Southeast Alaska salmon rivers are a threat to multi-billion dollar fisheries and a way of life for thousands of Alaskans. They call for the U.S. State Department to engage in meaningful bilateral discussions with Canada that ensure better safeguards for salmon before such mines are allowed to move forward. Read the rest here  14:11

  • StripedBassHole

    Mining misses the BOAT when it comes to HABITAT…