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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

June 27, 2016 | Map

Figure 2: Map of Tulsequah Chief Mine

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

June 27, 2016 | Map

Figure 3: Map of Red Chris Mine

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

June 27, 2016 | Map

Figure 4: Map of Schaft Creek Mine

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

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 23, 2016 | Blog Post

This Land Is Our Land

As the National Parks Service turns 100 this summer, Earthjustice continues to defend public lands so future generations can always find refuge in these magnificent places.

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