OPINION: British Columbia: Your neighbors are watching

Southeast Alaskans expressed concern today for the future of their most important salmon rivers after authorities in British Columbia announced the re-opening of Mount Polley mine without having made recommended engineering, operational and safety changes. Less than a year ago Mount Polley’s tailings dam in southcentral B.C. collapsed, releasing 6.6 billion gallons of toxic waste including arsenic, lead, and nickel into salmon-producing lakes and streams of the Fraser River watershed. Alaska Natives, commercial fishing interests, business owners,,, Read the rest here 09:13

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