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June 27, 2016 | Map

Figure 5: Map of Galore Creek Mine

Location of Galore Creek Mine in British Columbia, including mine facilities footprint, mine project area, and affected river segments.

June 27, 2016 | Map

Figure 6: Map of Brucejack and KSM Mines

Location of Brucejack and Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell mines in British Columbia, including mine facilities footprint, mine project area, and affected river segments.

June 9, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injuctive Relief Fairbanks Air Quality

Fairbanks has the worst episodic fine-particulate matter (“PM-2.5”) pollution in the nation—“worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined,” a local newspaper put it. See Exhibit 1 (Amanda Bohman, Air pollution in North Pole worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined, Fairbanks News Miner (May 27, 2016)). Defendants have known about Fairbanks’s PM-2.5 problem for half a decade at least, but they have repeatedly failed to take action mandated by the Clean Air Act.

May 20, 2016 | Blog Post

The Tide is Turning Against Offshore Drilling

A week that saw oil companies retreat from the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, an agreement among Arctic-bordering countries, and a large spill could be the beginning of the end for offshore drilling.

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