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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Alaska tribes break off Ambler Road suit

Allakaket, Huslia tribal councils seek balance and dialogue North of 60 Mining News - February 22, 2023


Last updated 3/11/2023 at 8:33am

Mountains backdrop the Dalton Highway and parallel trans-Alaska oil pipeline.

John Wick, U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Looking north along a stretch of the Dalton Highway. The proposed Ambler Road would extend west from this northernmost transportation corridor in Alaska.

Seeking a balance between their traditional lifestyle and economic opportunities that allow their villages and the people that live there to thrive, the tribal councils of Allakaket and Huslia have unanimously voted to withdraw from a lawsuit against a federal decision to issue permits for a road to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska.

"Our council and community have considered both...

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