Wild Border Watersheds

Public comment period opens for KSM mine (Juneau Empire)

Canadian officials this week announced the start of a new 30-day public comment period on the Canadian federal government’s environmental assessment of the controversial Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell mine proposal.

In their assessment they wrote, “The Agency is satisfied that identified mitigation measures for the project would address potential impacts in Alaska on fish; recreational and commercial fisheries and human health from changes to water quality and quantity in the Unuk River.”

Meanwhile, hundreds of Alaskan tribal members, fishermen and business owners feel differently.

(To read complete source article, click "Juneau Empire")

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