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July 1, 2021 | Case

Challenging the Donlin Gold Mine

A consortium of Tribal governments from the Kuskokwim region led by Orutsararmiut Native Council are fighting Donlin Gold, a mining project owned by Canadian based mining giants NovaGold and Barrick Gold. Earthjustice is representing the Orutsararmiut Native Council.

June 28, 2021 | Legal Document

Notice of Appeal Challenging Donlin Mine Water Certificate Approval

The Orutsararmiut Traditional Native Council (ONC) filed a Notice of Appeal in Alaska Superior Court in Anchorage, challenging Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Jason Brune’s decision to uphold a water-quality permit.

June 2, 2021 | In the News: Indian Country Today

The State of Alaska Stands by Decision on Donlin Gold Mine

Olivia Glasscock, Attorney, Alaska Office, Earthjustice: “There is no mine on Earth of this size or type that has ever succeeded in not contaminating surrounding waters, and Donlin will be no different. Earthjustice will continue to challenge this short-sighted plan, which would rob an entire region of a priceless river only to line the pockets of mine developers.”

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