B.C. mine protestors hold “Extra Tuff” rally on Capitol steps

Xtratuf boots are ubiquitous in Southeast Alaska. About a hundred pairs of the brown rubber boots, along with photos of Alaskans, were on the steps of the Capitol building Wednesday to protest mines in British Columbia. “This day and this gathering is truly about celebrating clean water and healthy fisheries and the things that make Southeast what it is,” said Edie Leghorn, speaking into a microphone. The rally participants carried signs that read “Get Extra Tuff on BC Mines  Read the rest here 09:18

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