My Turn: Permit process shows lack of real analysis

The Bureau of Land Management recently gave its approval for a Canadian company, Constantine Metals Resources Ltd., to expand its search for copper, zinc and gold upstream from the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines. Read more

My Turn: It's not clean water advocates who missed the boat on cruise ship dumping

In addition to getting the facts wrong, Win Gruening's My Turn on cruise ship dumping also missed the boat. Read more

The AJ Mine with a wink and a nod

I recall a Monty Python skit where two men meet and one man insinuates that the wife of other is of questionable virtue. He will not come right out and say it, but makes his point through a series of "know whatahmean, wink/wink, nod/nod" suggestions. Read more

My Turn: AJ Mine: A twisted new path

On Monday, June 25th the City and Borough of Juneau will consider a multi-million dollar plan, paid for by our tax monies to expand the drinking water system primarily to accommodate the re-opening of the AJ Mine. Read more

Rare earth mining in Alaska

Considerable attention has been paid recently to rare earth mining potential in Southeast Alaska (Peggy Wilson, Juneau Empire, Feb. 21, 2012). Read more

My turn: Keep your promises

The Last Chance Basin watershed, Juneau’s only year-round source for drinking water, could be at risk for contamination from an operating AJ Mine... Read more

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