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Current Program Work

We work at the local, state, and federal levels to ensure that mineral resource development and permitting decisions protect critical habitat, wildplaces, and cultural values.

We work at the local, state, and federal levels to ensure that mineral resource development and permitting decisions protect critical habitat, wildplaces, and cultural values.

Tangle Lakes Needs Your Help!!

Tangle Lakes Needs Your Help!!

As you may know, the Tangle Lakes area has been an Alaskan favorite for generations. Whether you hunt, ski, trap, fish, paddle, or just hike around and take photos, we’ve always assumed we’d be able to pass down these same experiences to the next generation. However, that may change soon...

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EPA Mercury Air Emissions from Gold Mines Rulemaking

EPA Mercury Air Emissions from Gold Mines Rulemaking

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a proposed rule limiting mercury air emissions from gold mines. This rule would apply to the Donlin Creek Mine, but the rule does not go far enough to protect people and the environment.

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Aqqaluk Expansion Project at Red Dog Mine

Aqqaluk Expansion Project at Red Dog Mine

In 2007, Teck Cominco submitted documents to begin expansion of mining operations into the Aqqaluk Deposit.

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Fugitive Dust from the Delong Mountain Transportation System

Fugitive Dust from the Delong Mountain Transportation System

Technically speaking "Fugitive dust" is defined as any dust or particulate matter that enters the environment from activities at the mine, and from transportation of ore concentrate along the Delong Mountain Transportation System (DMTS). The DMTS includes the road, the port facilities, and the barges that transfer the ore concentrates from the port to the ships offshore.

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Donlin Gold Project

Donlin Gold Project

The Donlin Gold Project is a proposed gold mine located 13 miles north of the village of Crooked Creek, and about 270 miles northwest from Anchorage. Permitting is expected to begin in late 2012.

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