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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Trans-boundary bonds

Tough meetings with SE Alaskans lay groundwork for potential BC-AK MOU


Last updated 8/30/2015 at Noon

British Columbia Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett spent the week of Aug. 23 working to build bonds with Southeast Alaskans worried about potential downstream effects of mining copper- and gold-rich deposits located in northwestern B.C.

Bennett's visit comes one year after a tailings dam burst at the Mount Polley Mine in central British Columbia, sending a deluge of mining waste and untre...

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