Sep 1, 2015 – News Today

B.C. mines minister proposes more cross-border co-operation with Alaska

Mines Minister Bill Bennett said Wednesday he’s willing to provide more access to the province’s environmental assessment system to address Alaskans concerns over mines that could effect transboundary waters. Bennett finishes up a five-day trip to Alaska on Thursday, where he has met with state officials and numerous groups that have concerns about the potential effects of effluent released from mines in British Columbia into waters that flow into Alaska. Read More