One other shitty mine challenge in threatening Alaska.
Three Tribes within the Kuskokwim River area of Southwest Alaska, represented by Earthjustice, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Courtroom at this time difficult the Donlin Gold Mine. This challenge could be the biggest pure gold mine on the planet.
Donlin Gold LLC, owned by the mining giants NovaGold and Barrick Gold Company, plans to construct the large open pit mine 10 miles north of the Kuskokwim River and the village of Crooked Creek subsequent to a salmon spawning stream that flows into the Kuskokwim River.
As within the struggle over the proposed Pebble Mine within the close by Bristol Bay watershed that was vetoed in January by the U.S. Environmental Safety Company, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta residents are involved the Donlin mine would hurt their ecosystem, together with salmon and different fish and wildlife they rely on for meals and their conventional methods of life. The Tribes suing to halt the proposed challenge are Orutsararmiut Native Council, Tuluksak Native Council, and the Organized Village of Kwethluk.
LINK (through Earthjustice)