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The Latest On: Alaska

July 11, 2016 | Letter

Letter to Mining Watch Canada

From Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna on transboundary watersheds and proposed mining activities

June 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Alaskan and Canadian Groups Petition Secretary of the Interior to Investigate Mines in British Columbia

This petition, submitted under the 1971 Pelly Amendment to the Fishermen’s Protective Act by Earthjustice’s Alaska regional office, analyzes the six hard-rock mines in British Columbia and their expected impacts on watersheds, and invokes the Interior Department’s duty to investigate when foreign nationals may be “diminishing the effectiveness” of U.S. conservation treaties

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