Tongass News

Transboundary mine OPENED on Stikine this week

Blog: The Red Chris mine is owned and operated by Imperial Metals. If that name sounds familiar, it might be because that same corporation ran the infamous Mt. Polley Mine, where the tailings dam breached last summer, sending 25 million cubic meters of toxic sludge into the Fraser River watershed. Read More »

Update on the Juneau road extension

Blog: A year ago, construction of a dead-end road through the heart of Berners Bay appeared imminent. Today, not so much. What happened? Read More »

Juneau road hanging on by a thread, help us cut it!

Blog: Delighting proponents of sanity statewide, Governor-elect Walker stated his intention to suspend mega projects shortly after taking office. He’s done good on his promise and gone on to cut the controversial Susitna Dam and Ambler road from the capital budget, and didn’t add funding for the dead-end Juneau road. Read More »

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