Category Archive for: ‘News’

EPA

EPA admits to spending over $2 million on Pebble Mine assessment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is under fire for spending $2.4 million in reviewing the proposed open-pit copper and gold Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska, The Daily Caller reports. 

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Historic Gold Dredge No. 3 destroyed by fire; 2nd fire reported at Mile 47

Two fires broke out within the space of about 30 minutes Saturday afternoon along the Steese Highway. One torched the landmark Gold Dredge No. 3, across the highway from the Chatanika Lodge, but was contained to the dredge. 

The Real Benefits of Mining in Alaska

Council of Alaska Producers video on the real benefits of Mining in Alaska. Learn more at www.alaskaproducers.org.

Without minerals, no solar technology

Hal Quinn is president and CEO of the National Mining Association, and Stuart Sanderson is president of the Colorado Mining Association. 

New USGS topo maps of Alaska will aid pilots, hikers and developers

The first batch of new, more accurate Alaska maps that will eventually cover the whole state is out and free to the public as part of a state and federal project to replace old topographic maps that date back 50

FEDERAL OVERREACH

State Officials Gather For “Federal Overreach” Summit

In Anchorage this week, Alaska lawmakers and government officials are meeting to talk about what some see as “federal overreach.”

Gold Mit

MIT researches find gold can control blood clotting

Scientists at MIT(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have come up with a new technique to control blood clotting by using gold. 

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