Feds open comment period for Ambler EIS
Public review may signal real progress for industry toward gaining access to mineral-rich lands of remote Alaska mining district
Last updated 1/18/2018 at 3:32pm
With the opening late last month of a public comment period for the environmental impact statement on the proposed Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project, I am cautiously optimistic that this time, Sisyphus will get the boulder up the hill.
As a lowly graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks back in 1979, I helped a crew from Anaconda Minerals color township-size blocks...