ICTMN Staff
12/5/14
Alaska Natives, environmentalists and fishery owners, spooked by recent mining accidents and proposals in neighboring British Columbia, have asked the province to tighten regulatio...
ICTMN Staff
12/3/14
In a first for Alaska, a mining company and five of its executives have been criminally indicted under the federal Clean Water Act for allegedly dumping toxic waste into the Salmon...
ICTMN Staff
12/3/14
First Nations in Yukon won a historic legal victory on Tuesday when a judge ruled that the Canadian territory’s government had overstepped its bounds in overriding a land-use plan ...
ICTMN Staff
10/21/14
Several First Nations and environmental groups are back in court this month to continue their fight to preserve the Peel Watershed in Canada’s Yukon Territory...
ICTMN Staff
8/14/14
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost its 12-year legal battle to stop the construction of Eagle Mine on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula...
ICTMN Staff
8/8/14
The Polley Mine tailings-pond disaster unfolding in British Columbia is being watched closely by those opposing the Pebble Mine proposal in neighboring Alaska’s Bristol Bay region...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/14
First Nations are demanding immediate action, and a lot more communication, from officials at Imperial Metals Corp, whose ruptured tailings pond has sent torrents of metals-laden s...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/14
A tailings pond breach has sent rivers of toxic slurry cascading into three lakes in British Columbia, contaminating drinking water, endangering major salmon runs and prompting a f...
Michael Agresta, Michigan Tech
6/19/14
Environmental history professor Nancy Langston visited far northern Sweden to study the impact of a proposed open-pit mine on the indigenous Sámi people...

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