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‘Rivers of Gold’ Proposes Offshore Gold Mining Project for Solomon Area; Permit Process in Early Stages

Solomon River, Nome

Rivers of Gold has submitted its permit application to the Department of Natural Resources, seeking to mine specifically in the Solomon area. Both the Northern Norton Sound Fish & Game Advisory Committee and Kawerak have sent letters to DNR opposing this mining project. Given the nature of the proposed mining project, Rivers of Gold will also be required to file a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Sounding Board: House Bill 77

Tanana River, Alaska

This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 19th, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about the Alaska Legislature’s House Bill 77 – a controversial measure that, if passed, would change the permitting process for the use of Alaska’s land and water resources. More than 30 entities – from tribes to cities to councils – have passed resolutions…

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Update News: Thursday, May 31, 2012

In Thursday’s news: City manager recommends tabling city gold permit for this season; DNR and state agencies to meet with miners; Chefornak VPSO accused of sexually abusing a minor; Governor signs bill to extend film tax credits and drilling incentives; Nome collects e-waste this weekend.

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