April 7th and 8th, 2015
Haines and Klukwan, Alaska
Takshanuk Watershed Council hosted a Community Mining Presentation on April 7, 2015 in Haines and April 8, 2015 in Klukwan.. The event, including choosing the speakers, was organized by TWC with the following sponsors support: Chilkat Indian Village, Chilkoot Indian Association, Constantine Metal Resources Ltd., Lynn Canal
Dave Chambers: Center for Science in Public Participation. Presenting on the water quality/environmental concerns that he has seen with the different types of mines and tailings storage.
Kyle Moselle: DNR Large Mine Project Manager in charge of coordinating the State of Alaska’s permitting processes for mines in Alaska. Presenting on the permitting steps for a mine, agencies involved, public involvement.
Guy Archibald: SEACC Mining and Clean Water Program Manager. Presenting on his analysis of the Environmental Impact Statement associated with mines – what do they cover, what is left out, how can a community influence this