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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines (Juneau Empire)

As the debate over the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay continues to rage with public hearings held by the Environmental Protection Agency, D-Sen. Mark Begich is calling for further environmental review on proposed mines in British Columbia that could negatively affect southeast Alaskan waterways and sustainable fisheries.

“We end up with the end result if something goes bad, and that’s not acceptable” Sen. Begich said in a phone interview Sunday. “We take the total load, the total risk.”

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