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Feds to look into transboundary mining dispute

 

January 4, 2018



JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The federal government says it will look into a transboundary mining issue affecting Alaska and Canada.

CoastAlaska News reports the U.S. State Department says in a letter to Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott that it acknowledges Alaska residents’ concerns over pollution coming from British Columbia mines.

The department says in a letter released Dec. 28 that it will work with Canadian officials to protect the salmon-rich, cross-boundary watersheds.

Before this, the department had said it would not get involved with the issue.

Senior Transboundary Mines Adviser Barbara Blake...



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