Wild Border Watersheds

Could B.C. mine hurt eulachon runs? (KRBD)

by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News

Add tribal governments to the list of those concerned about large-scale mining near the Canadian border.

Representatives from the Tlingit-Haida Central Council and the Ketchikan Indian Community presented resolutions to the Federal Subsistence Board last week.

They said an open-pit copper and gold mine planned for northeast of Ketchikan could threaten hooligan, also known as eulachon or candlefish.

(To read complete source article, click "KRBD")

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