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Breaking News: Brooks Range Council Forms to Stop Ambler Road

This summer, a group of Alaskans from the central Brooks Range and beyond came together to create the Brooks Range Council (BRC) – an organization intended to halt the state’s plans to build the proposed road to the Ambler Mining District from the Dalton Highway, in the northwest Alaskan arctic. Click to read more!

Breaking News: Brooks Range Council Forms to Stop Ambler Road

the Koyukuk River near Bettles; the road would require a bridge over this river or its northern tributaries. Pete Dronkers photo.

Road to Ambler Project Update

 
Read the front page story about the Brooks Range Council in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner!
 
Recently, advocates in the Central Brooks Range came together to voice opposition to the proposed road to the Ambler Mining District, and have formed the Brooks Range Council around the cause. The Northern Center supports the mission of the Council, and has produced a presentation on Acid Mine Drainage at Ambler for the Group's website.   We look forward to working with the Brooks Range Council to stop continued state subsidies for this risky mega-project.
 

Learn more about the Road to Ambler on our website.

More information on the Ambler Mining District from Ground Truth Trekking.

See "Central Brooks Range" on Facebook!

Bettles aerial

Caption: wetlands near Bettles; the road would pass through this country.  Pete Dronkers photo.

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