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Resources tagged with "Southwest Alaska"

Issues tagged Southwest Alaska

Bristol Bay Fisheries: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks SummaryBristol Bay hosts the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world, as well as several ... [read-more]
Chikuminuk Lake Hydroelectric Project: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Summary The Chikuminuk ... [read-more]
Donlin Gold Project: SummaryThe Donlin Gold project is a proposed gold mine located in southwest Alaska.  This prospect is expected to produce around 1.5 million ounces of gold per year, and has an estimated resource base of around 34 million ounces (almost $56 ... [read-more]
Glacier Retreat in Alaska: Glacier Retreat in Alaska The Dead and the Dying - through the glaciers of Tutka Valley READ ARTICLE Last winter's meager snowfall was followed by volcanic ash, then a warm sunny spring, melting the mountains back to bare ice and ... [read-more]
Goodnews Bay Platinum: Platinum GET PHOTO Platinum nugget from Goodnews Bay source: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike SummaryPlacer mining for platinum has taken place intermittently in the area near Goodnews Bay in southwest Alaska since 1927.   Recently, a company called XS Platinum Limited was ... [read-more]
Johnson River Prospect: Summary High Camp GET PHOTO Camping in Lake Clark National Park The Johnson River Prospect is a high grade copper-silver-lead-zinc-gold deposit within Lake Clark National Park, in southwestern Alaska.   The Cook Inlet Regional Corporation (CIRI), an Alaska Native-owned for-profit company ... [read-more]
Pebble Alternative Tailings Storage Options: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks At the proposed Pebble Mine, the mine developer intends to store the mine’s sulfide mine ... [read-more]
Pebble and Perpetuity: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks The life of a mine doesn’t end when the metal is gone. The primary environmental ... [read-more]
Pebble Mine (Copper/Gold Prospect): Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks Summary If built, the proposed Pebble Mine would be North America's largest gold and copper ... [read-more]
Pebble Tailings Management: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks The proposed Pebble Mine could produce up to 10.7 billion tons of tailings, a mud ... [read-more]
Red Devil Mercury Mine: BackgroundThe Red Devil Mine extracted cinnabar that was processed into mercury on-site sporadically from 1933 to 1971.  It was located in southwestern Alaska near the site of the proposed Donlin Creek Mine.  It produced a total of 2.7 million pounds ... [read-more]
Salmon: (Author's Note:  This article was written in 2007 by Erin McKittrick as part of our preparation for the Journey on the Wild Coast.  For up to date and more neutral articles on a variety of natural resource issues in Alaska ... [read-more]

Journeys tagged Southwest Alaska

Where the heck is Donlin?: (This journey was undertaken by Bjorn Olson and Kim McNett, with the support of Ground Truth Trekking in Winter and Spring 2011.  See the movie page for the status of the documentary)StatusCompleted in June 2011, with a documentary still to ... [read-more]

Photos tagged Southwest Alaska

Mine workers
Damaged Kulluk ready for transport
Xiang Rui Kou transporting Kulluk
Xiang Rui Kou
Arctic Hunter shipwreck
Fishing Flotsam, Unalaska
Grounded fishing vessel near Dutch Harbor
Debris from the wreck of the Arctic Hunter
The shipwreck of the Arctic Hunter
Hiking to the shipwreck of the Arctic Hunter
Diving for Tanner Crab (Chionoecetes)
Unalaska
Unalaska on a sunny day
A lonely tree
Removing Rommel Stakes (Uniktali Bay Trail)
View from Bunker Hill
Wreck of the Steamship Northwestern
Crab pots
Emperor Geese (Chen canagica)
View over Dutch Harbor
Typical weather in the Aleutian Islands
Dumpster Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
55 gallon drum, leftover from WWII
Kokhonak wind turbine
Igiugig Greenhouse